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Plate111 from Wincklemann_Monumenti antichi inediti, Rome, 1767, The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis from Roman sarcophagus in Villa Albani ca 350 AD. CC0 via Wikimedia Commons

Plate111 from Wincklemann_Monumenti antichi inediti, Rome, 1767, The Marriage of Peleus and Thetis from Roman sarcophagus in Villa Albani ca 350 AD.
The following description comes from an English translation of “Winckelmann’s Images from the Ancient World: Greek, Roman, Etruscan and Egyptian By Johann Joachim Winckelmann”:

“Plate 111: Sarcophagus in the Villa Albani: the wedding of Peleus and Thetis (they are at the far right); the gods bearing gifts are (right to left) Vulcan (sword and shield), Pallas, the four Horae, Hymenaeus, Hesperus, and Themis; in separate engravings, below, are Neptune and an amorino on a dolphin. [The location and subject of the “very well-known” sarcophagus are confirmed; it is considered a late work (third century A.D.? even later?) and has been called “one last version” of the subject.]”
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