Sarcophagus with a portrait of the deceased in a shell held by two centauro-tritons.
White marble. Rome, 2nd century CE.
Rome, Church of San Crisogono
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Discovered in the course of excavations of a paleochristian basilica under the Church of S. Crisogono in Trastevere, Rome.
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