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Imperial Roman Marble Sarcophagus Fragment

with portrait bust held by a bearded centaur, with nymphs and erotes. A rare image of Scylla beneath the tondo.

Antonine, 2nd Century AD

Height: 62.2 cm. (24 1/2 in.)

Width: 61.6 cm. (24 1/4 in.)


ex: Private American collection, 1980’s

Published: Antiquarium Ltd.; Ancient Treasures X. (New York, 2012) p. 38-39 Antiquarium Ltd.; Women in Ancient Art (New York, 1997) p.21

Comparanda: Koch, Guntram & Hellmut Sichtermann; Romische Sarköphage (Munich, 1982) no.284, 386 Mc Cann, Anna Marguerite ; Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art (New York, 1978) no.150

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