EARLY CHRISTIAN SCULPTOR, Italian
(active around 349 in Rome)

Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus (end panel)

349
Marble
Museo Tresoro, Basilica di San Pietro, Vatican

The two end panels depict four scenes, two on each end, representing the four seasons. They show typical occupations of the seasons, namely, harvesting grapes, wheat and olives executed by Cupids.