A lenos-shaped sarcophagus known as “Sarcophagus of the Brothers” or a “Senatorial sarcophagus.”

Carrara marble. 240—260 CE.
H. 117 cm; L. 257 cm.
Inv. No. 6603.

Naples, National Archaeological Museum
(Napoli, Museo archeologico nazionale di Napoli)

From the Farnese collection.
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.
Keywords: Luna marble Luni marble Carrara marble marmo lunense relief lenos sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago Sarcophagus Sarkophag Sarcofago of the Brothers Senatorial sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago Brothers sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago calcatura consul senator processus consularis Venus Felix Venere Genius Populi Romani winged Eros Amor Cupid with torch apparitor lictor togatus toga contabulata contabulatio band edge overfold over-fold sinus tunic cloak pallium male clothes garments outerwear male hairdo hairstyle married couple husband and wife male portrait female portrait cornucopia roll scroll volume rolled pergamen parchment beard arch diadem flower wreath of flowers the nuptial crown wreath corona nuptialis children kids child dextrarum iunctio dextrarum junctio dexiosis joining of the right hands gesture handshake handclasp from the Farnese collection Inv No 6603
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