Sarcophagus of Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus (a copy in situ)
The Tomb of the Scipios on the via Appia.
Peperino. 280 BCE.
Rome, Tomb of the ScipiosPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Sarcophagus of Lucius Cornelius Scipio Barbatus (a copy in situ).

The Tomb of the Scipios on the via Appia.
Peperino. 280 BCE.

Rome, Tomb of the Scipios

Origin:
In the end of 1782 by order of Pius VI the sarcophagus was transferred to the Vatican Museums where it stands now. In 1926 a precise copy of the sarcophagus (presented on the photo) was installed in the original place in the Tomb.
Description:
The sarcophagus (A) in the plan of the Tomb of the Scipios. and genealogical tree of the Scipios..
Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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