"Sarcophagus of a Child, with Myth of Prometheus"

Work Information
Creator: Unknown
Date: ca. 3rd century CE (creation)
Museum: Musei Capitolini, Rome, Lazio, Ancient Italy
Vendor: Archivision, Inc.

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Ard-75439
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Description: Overall view from foot end
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Ard-75440
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Description: Overall view looking down on the figure of a child on the lid
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Ard-75445
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Description: Overall view from the front side with myth of Prometheus
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Ard-75472
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Description: Overall three-quarter view of the relief carving
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Ard-75441
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Description: "Detail, upper figure of a child, with small slave figure near his pillow"
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Ard-75442
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Description: "Detail, upper figure of a child, with small slave figure near his pillow"
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Ard-75443
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Description: "Detail, small slave figure holding dove and bunch of grapes"
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Ard-75444
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Description: "Detail, small dog (missing head) by hand holding poppy-heads"
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Ard-75446
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Description: "Detail, reclining female figure representing the Earth (Tellus), holding a cornucopia"
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Ard-75447
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Description: Poseidon reclines with a rudder; Eos or Helios rises in a chariot
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Ard-75448
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Description: "Detail, figure of Poseidon with a rudder"
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Ard-75449
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Description: "Detail, Eos or Helios rises in a chariot"
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Ard-75450
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Description: "Detail, figure of Eos or Helios rising from the lap of Poseidon"
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Ard-75451
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Description: "Detail, figure of Selene (with crescent on head) in a chariot from left side of sarcophagus"
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Ard-75452
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Description: "Detail, cornucopia supported by amorini"
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Ard-75453
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Description: "Detail, figure of Earth (Tellus) with two of the Fates at top right"
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Ard-75454
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Description: "Detail, one of the figures of the Fates"
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Ard-75455
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Description: "Detail, central group with Prometheus, seated, sculpting a man from clay; Athena stands to the right, one of the Fates draws on a globe with a stylus"
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Ard-75456
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Description: "Detail, central group with Prometheus, seated, sculpting a man from clay; behind one of the Fates draws on a globe with a stylus"
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Ard-75457
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Description: "Detail, central group with Prometheus, seated, sculpting a man from clay"
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Ard-75458
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Description: "Detail, central group with Prometheus, seated, sculpting a man from clay"
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Ard-75459
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Description: "Detail, Prometheus, holding sculpting tool"
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Ard-75460
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Description: "Detail, Prometheus holds the figure he is sculpting"
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Ard-75461
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Description: "Detail, Athena places a butterfly on the figure, giving it a life and soul"
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Ard-75462
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Description: "Detail, figure of Athena with helmet and armor"
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Ard-75463
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Description: "Detail, another small male figure"
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Ard-75464
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Description: "Detail, right side of sarcophagus with the death of Man; standing male to the right is Hermes Psychopompos with his arm around the dead man's Psyche (soul)"
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Ard-75465
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Description: "Detail, figure of the dead man with an Eros or Thanatos over him and the butterfly flying away and the third Fate with an open scroll"
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Ard-75466
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Description: "Detail, figure of the dead man with an Eros or Thanatos over him and the butterfly flying away"
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Ard-75467
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Description: "Detail, an Eros or Thanatos figure and the butterfly flying away"
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Ard-75468
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Description: "Detail, figure of the dead man with the reversed torch of the Eros above him"
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Ard-75469
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Description: "Detail, the third Fate, with an open scroll"
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Ard-75470
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Description: "Detail, the third Fate with an open scroll and the standing Hermes Psychopompos with his arm around the dead man's Psyche (soul)"
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Image Copyrights: "© Scott Gilchrist, Archivision, Inc."
Ard-75471
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Description: "Earth, reclining with another cornucopia, is represented again on the right side"
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Ard-75473
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Description: Left end of the sarcophagus; the workshop of Hephaestus
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Ard-75474
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Description: Left end of the sarcophagus; the workshop of Hephaestus (center)
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