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, 3rd century CE, Achilles, Amazon, Mythology, Amazonomachy, Battles, Horse, Imperial Roman (27 BCE-396 CE), Marble, Penthesilea, Relief, Sarcophagus, Sculpture
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Amazonomachy. This fight between Greeks and Amazons took place during the Trojan War. The queen of the Amazons, Penthesilea, has just been killed by Achilles that is holding her, having fallen in love with her after her death. Sarcophagus front, marble high relief, Imperial Roman, ca. 220-240 CE.
Location:
Cortile del Belvedere, Museo Pio Clementino, Vatican Museums
Photo Credit:
© Vanni Archive/ Art Resource, NY
Image Reference:
ART358929
Image size:
4516 X 1851 px
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