Front of columnar sarcophagus showing the Labours of Heracles and scenes of hunt
Asiatic marble. 160 CE.
100 × 240 cm.
Rome, Museum and Gallery of Villa Borghese, Room IIInv. No. LXXIX / 79.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

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. 84—85.
Credits:
© 2017. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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