Sarcophagus

Strigilated sarcophagus

Inv. Scu 821 This sarcophagus, of the so-called lenòs type (i.e.: in the shape of a tub), is decorated on the front by two series of spiralled fluting patterns converging towards the centre, where, in the upper half, they form…

Front of sarcophagus with lion-hunt

Inv. Scu 221 Front of a large “lenòs” (tub-shaped) type sarcophagus. It depicts an animated lion hunting scene, with lionesses, fallen hunters, warriors, framed on the top left and right by two lion heads. On the left is the personification…

Strigilated sarcophagus

Inv. Scu 9 Sarcophagus with lid; the short sides are only roughly carved and do not bear any decoration. The remarkable dimensions of the casket and the two figures standing to either edge of the front suggest that the sarcophagus…

Sarcophagus with Dionysiac scenes

Inv. Scu 1884 Sarcophagus in Pentelic marble decorated with a Dionysiac procession (thiasos) carved on three sides. The theme of the sarcophagus front, enclosed by elegant borders with vegetal patterns, consists in a Dionysiac procession (thiasos), albeit without Dionysus, usually…

Sarcophagus fragment with lion and antelope

Inv. Scu 223 Fragment of a tub-shaped sarcophagus decorated in the upper part by a Ionic kyma. The fragment belongs to the tub-shaped class of sarcophagi, decorated on the sides by prides of lions attacking their prey, very widespread between…