Sarcophagus of a child.

Marble. Mid-3rd cent. CE.
Inv. Nos. 1303 (lid), 1304 (box).

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

Origin:
Found in 1822 on the Appian Way in Ammendola vineyard.
Credits:
(ρρ) 2006. Photo: Sergey Sosnovskiy (CC BY-SA 4.0).
Text: museum inscription to the sculpture.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
Keywords: marble lid of sarcophagus sarkophag sarcofago of a child playing children games walnut walnuts game Morra micare digitis fight the fighting children boy little girl girlie nursery clothes garments outerwear footwear footgear tunic flying winged Eros Eroses lighted torch flower bowl flower vase griffin gryphon griffins gryphons via Appia Inv No 1303 Inv No 1304
HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME