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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.
M.E.P. 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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