Sarcophagus of the Muses.

White marble. Rome, 2nd century CE.

Rome, Church of San Crisogono

Origin:
Discovered in the course of excavations of a paleochristian basilica under the Church of S. Crisogono in Trastevere, Rome.
Credits:
2010. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
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