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Right corner of a sarcophagus with the myth of the musical contest between the satyr Marsyas and the god Apollo

Period:
Mid-Imperial, Severan
Date:
ca. A.D. 210–230
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 24 x 21 x 15in. (61 x 53.3 x 38.1cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1927
Accession Number:
27.122.19b
  • References

    Alexander, Christine. 1930–1931. "Unpublished Fragments of Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 3: pp. 42-43, figs. 8, 11-12.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1992. Kentauroi-Oiax, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 6. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen, Mousa, Mosai/Musae, no. 228.

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