Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes (short-side panel with a sphynx representation)
Marble.
Graeco-Roman period.
Mystras, MetropolisPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

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.
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