Exhibitions/ Art Object

Lower right corner of a marble sarcophagus, illustrating the discovery of Achilles by Odysseus on the island of Skyros

Period:
Mid-Imperial, Antonine
Date:
ca. A.D. 160–180
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble, white
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 x 22 x 5 1/4 in. (22.9 x 55.9 x 13.3 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.145.41
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
Cuirass and two human feet.
Pinney, Margaret E. 1924. "Miscellaneous Greek and Roman Sculptures." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(10): p. 242.

McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art. no. 9, pp. 67-69, fig. 72, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneliese, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981. (Aara-Aphlad), Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 1. Achilleus, no. 152; Agyrtes, no. 31, Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

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