Roman Sarcophagus (Detail)

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Mark Cartwright
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published on 02 May 2013
Roman Sarcophagus (Detail)

A detail from a Roman sarcophagus in Procennesian marble depicting the Calydonian boar hunt from Greek mythology. The Greek hero Meleager attacks the boar with his spear while Artemis looks on. Provenance: Vicovaro, date unknown. (Capitoline Museums, Rome).


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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, May 02). Roman Sarcophagus (Detail). Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/1176/

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