Front of columnar sarcophagus showing the Labours of Heracles and scenes of hunt.

Asiatic marble. 160 CE.
100 × 240 cm.
Inv. No. LXXIX / 79.

Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room II
(Museo e Galleria di Villa Borghese, Sala II)

Description:
From left to right: the Nemean Lion, the Lernaean Hydra, the Erymanthian Boar, the Ceryneian Hind, the Stymphalian Birds.
Literature:
P. Moreno, Ch. Stefani. The Borghese Gallery. Touring Club, Milan. 2015. P. 8485.
Credits:
2017. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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Keywords: Asiatic marble relief sarcophagus lid sarkophag sarcofago relief labours of Heracle Heracles Ercole scenes of hunt hunting LXXIX 79 Nemean Lion Lernaean Hydra Erymanthian Boar Ceryneian Hind Stymphalian Birds sarcofago con le fatiche di Ercole caccia Inv No LXXIX Inv No 79
History of Ancient Rome