- Museum number
Sarcophagus (without lid): Apollo, Athena, and the Muses.
Grey ink and brown wash on white, heightened with white, oxodized
Height: 93 millimetres
Width: 262 millimetres
- Curator's comments
- The original is in Leningrad, Hermitage.
Windsor, VIII, fol. 3 = 8704: (also showing the two ends).
This drawing appears to show the front without the restorations present in the Windsor rendering.
Cp. the sarcophagus front in the Belvedere of the Vatican: Amelung, Vat. Cat., II, p.312, no. 102, pl. 27; Cumont, Symbolisme funéraire, p. 317, pl. XXXIV, fig. 2.
[this information from: C. C. Vermeule, The Dal Pozzo-Albani Drawings in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities of the British Museum (type-written manuscript in G&R)]
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Vol.I, fol. 18, no. 20 (Franks)