Sarcophagus with scenes of life of a roman military officer (front panel)
Marble. 2nd century CE. Mantua, Ducal Palace Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Sarcophagus with scenes of life of a roman military officer (front panel).

Marble. 2nd century CE.

Mantua, Ducal Palace
(Palazzo Ducale (reggia dei Gonzaga))

Literature:
1. Natalie Boymel Kampen. Biographical Narration and Roman Funerary Art // American Journal of Archaeology, Vol. 85, No. 1 (Jan., 1981), pp. 4758.
2. Elaine P. Loeffler. A Famous Antique: A Roman Sarcophagus at the Los Angeles Museum // The Art Bulletin, Vol. 39, No. 1 (Mar., 1957), pp. 17.
Credits:
2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Keywords: biographical military general sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago marble sacrifice marriage clemency virtus clementia pietas concordia vita humana
History of Ancient Rome