Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes (short-side panel with a sphynx representation).

Marble. Graeco-Roman period.

Mystras, Metropolis

Origin:
Presumably from Sparta. In Mystras was in use as a bowl of a fountain.
Credits:
2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
Keywords: marble relief sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago attic sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago Dionysiac Dionysos Dionysus Bacchus Dioniso Bacco Dioniso sphynx
History of Ancient Rome