Sarcophagus of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Hispanus
Aniene tufa. Rome, Tomb of the Scipios Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Sarcophagus of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Hispanus

Aniene tufa.

Rome, Tomb of the Scipios

Description:
Gallery 1112.

Three slabs of the frontal wall of the sarcophagus of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Hispanus (H). Parts of the slabs that bear inscription (56 × 74 cm each) were changed for copies (originals are in the Vatican Museums); unepigraphic stone parts in situ are authentic.

The designation corresponds to the plan of the Tomb of the Scipios and genealogical tree of the Scipios.

Credits:
2012. Photo and comments: Ilya Shurygin.

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Keywords: via Appia Antica Tomb of the Scipios hypogeum hypogaeum Sepulcrum Scipionum Sepolcro degli Scipioni Aniene tufa tufo sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago of Gnaeus Cornelius Scipio Hispanus
History of Ancient Rome