Sarcophagus Selene Endymion Glyptothek Munich 328



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Deutsch: Vorderseite eines römischen Sarkophags: Selene mit dem Hirten Endymion im Latmosgebirge (Kleinasien). Mitte und rechts: Ankunft der liebenden Mondgöttin; der auf ihr Geheiß in ewigen Schlaf versetzte Hirte in einer Grotte; der geflügelte Genius des Schlafs (Hypnos) träufelt den Mohnsaft des Schlummers; Felshöhe mit dem Berggott Latmos; Selene auf ihrem Tierkreiszeichen, dem Krebs. Links: Abfahrt der Göttin nach ihrer Liebesbegegnung; unter die Mutter Erde; das Gespann der Göttin führt die Morgenröte Eos. Der kleine Eros ist vielfach anwesend. Um 180 n. Chr.
English: Front side of a Roman sarcophagus: Selene with the shepherd Endymion on Mount Latmos (Anatolia). Center and right: arrival of the moon goddess in love; Endymion, in eternal sleep, is moved in a cave under her control; the winged god of the sleep (Hypnos), repands on the shepherd a sleeping liquid; the mountain god, Latmos, is sit on a rock on top; Selene on her symbol animal, the cancer. Left: departure of the goddess; Mother Earth downwards; the horses of Selene are driven by Eos, goddess of Down. Many erotes. Ca. 180 CE.
Français : Face avant d'un sarcophage romain : Séléné avec le berger Endymion sur le mont Latmon (Asie Mineure). Centre et droite : arrivée de la déesse de la Lune ; Endymion, plongé dans un sommeil éternel, est déplacé sous sa conduite dans une grotte ; le dieu ailé du Sommeil (Hypnos), verse sur lui un somnifère ; le dieu de la montagne, Latmos, est perché sur un rocher ; Séléné sur son animal symbole, le cancer. Gauche : départ de la déesse ; en contrebas, la Terre Mère ; l'attelage de Séléné est conduit par Éos, déesse de l'Aurore. Nombreux érotès. Vers 180 ap. J.-C.

H. 70 cm

Room 13 (Saal des Knaben mit der Gans)

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Inv. 328

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Purchased in 1825 in Ostia


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