Child’s sarcophagus with scenes from the myth of Meleager (front panel)
Marble. 2nd cent. CE. Inv. No. SBAO 101.Ostia, Archaeological MuseumPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Child’s sarcophagus with scenes from the myth of Meleager (front panel).

Marble. 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. SBAO 101.

Ostia, Archaeological Museum
(Museo archeologico ostiense)

Origin:
From the Decumanus in front of the Baths of Neptune, 1909.
Description:
Literature:
D’Ambra E. 1988, “A myth for a smith. A Meleager sarcophagus from a tomb in Ostia”, AJA 92, 85—99.
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.
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