Sarcophagus End with Vintage Scene

This is one end of a sarcophagus from Salona, Dalmatia, in the Museum of Croatian Archaeological Monuments in Split, Croatia. In classical iconography images of the vintage celebrate the cycle of death and rebirth.

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To read more about vintage scenes and other imagery related to rebirth, see our study of Stags at Fountains, Peacocks, Kantharoi.

Photographed at the site by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.