Front relief of a sarcophagus with playing Erots
Second half of 2nd cent. CE.
Side, Archaeological MuseumPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Front relief of a sarcophagus with playing Erots.

Second half of 2nd cent. CE.

Side, Archaeological Museum
(Side, Side Muzesi).

Sarcophagus, there are Eros figures, playing, musical insturuments, drinking alcohol, getting drunk and leaning on to each other. On the stone cover, there is a male figure who leanes on to his left arm and pulls the quilt and holds a goat in his hand. This piece which dates back to the last part of the 2nd century does not belong to Anatolia. We understand this from its shape, the type of marble used ant its style.
© 2022. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
Keywords: ἔρως έρως eros éros ρωμαϊκή μυθολογία mythologia romana roman mythology mitologia römische mythologie romaine amor cupid amore cupido amour γλυπτική sculptura sculpture sculptural scultura skulptur asia minor marble marmo marmor marbre μάρμαρο musical instrument strumento musicale musikinstrument de musique μουσικό όργανο child game playing children gioco da ragazzi giocando ai bambini kinderspiel spielende kinder jeu d’enfant enfants jouant relief rilievo dog cane hund chien σκυλί duck drake anatra ente enterich canard πάπια ornament ornamento ornement διακοσμητική γραμμή dance dancing danza che balla danzante danzanti tanz tanzender tanzende danse dansant dansante dansent drunk drunken ubriaco ebbro betrunkener ivre flute flauto flöte flûte tibia σῦριγξ μονοκάλαμος φλάουτο