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Marble ossuary in the form of a sarcophagus, found probably in Lykia.
AD 150-200.

Ossuary in the form of a sarcophagus, made of marble from Dokimeion in Asia Minor. It was found in Lykia, according to recent research. One of the long sides has a depiction of the dead married couple, while in the centre Aphrodite writes their names on a shield supported by an Erotideus. At the right is Bellerophon and his winged horse, Pegasos. At the left end of the other long side is a depiction of the seizure of the Palladion by Diomedes and Odysseus, and at the right Aphrodite and a hero flank a trophy. A Centaur wrestles with a bearded man on one narrow side and a Satyr with the goat-footed god Pan support the drunken Herakles on the other. From an Asia Minor workshop.
Height 0,45 m., length 0,90 m.

 
 
 
 
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