Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man
Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Naples, National Archaeological MuseumInv. No. 6705.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Prometheus and the creation of man.

Marble.
4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 6705.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli)

Origin:
Mausoleum in Pozzuoli (ancient Puteoli).
Literature:
http://cir.campania.beniculturali.it/museoarcheologiconazionale/percorso/nel-museo/P_RA22/RIT_RA145/?searchterm=Prometeo
Lorenzo Palladini. Descrizione d’un sepolcreto scoperto in Pozzuoli nel mese di luglio del сcorrente anno. Napoli, 1817.
Credits:
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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