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Sculpture | Rome | Funeral sculpture | Sarcophagi
61. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Left side panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
62. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
63. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
Right side panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
64. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia.
The frontal panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
65. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of the myth of Protesilaus and Laodamia. “Laodamia meets Protesilaus”.
The front panel.
Marble. Late 2nd century CE.
Naples, Santa Chiara Church.
66. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A lenos-shaped sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
67. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ariadne abandoned by Theseus on the island of Naxos (close-up of sarcophagus with the myth of Theseus and Ariadne).
Marble.
130—150 CE.
Inv. No. 90.12 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
68. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Ariadne and Theseus at the entrance to the labyrinth (close-up of sarcophagus with the myth of Theseus and Ariadne).
Marble.
130—150 CE.
Inv. No. 90.12 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
69. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Death of Meleager (a piece of a front panel of a sarcophagus).
Marble. Roman, mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 20.187.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
70. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Death of Meleager (a piece of a front panel of a sarcophagus).
Marble. Roman, mid-2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 20.187.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
71. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus”.
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
72. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus”. Close-up: Tellus.
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
73. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus”. Detail of relief: Dionysus and maenad.
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
74. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus” (left side: Tellus).
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
75. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lenos shaped sarcophagus with Dionysus on a panther, also known as “Badminton sarcophagus” (right side: Oceanus).
White marble. 260—270 CE.
Inv. No. 55.11.5.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
76. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Lid of of sarcophagus with the myth of Theseus and Ariadne).
Marble.
130—150 CE.
Inv. No. 90.12 a, b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
77. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. Left end relief.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4a.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
78. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. The front relief.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4a.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
79. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. The lid frieze.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.
80. INSCRIPTIONS. Rome.
Sarcophagus with a myth of Selene and Endymion. The lid frieze: inscription and portrait of the deceased.
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 47.100.4b.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art.