Sarcophagus of a child
Marble. Mid-3rd cent. CE. Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, VII. 21Inv. No. 1304.Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Sarcophagus of a child.

Marble. Mid-3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 1304.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, VII. 21
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Chiaramonti)

Found in 1822 on the Appian Way in Ammendola vineyard.
Some children are shown playing with a walnut, trying to hit a pyramid built of other walnuts.
© 2013. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data and description: museum annotation.

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