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

Sarcophagus of a child.

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

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

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