Apollo playing cither (sarcophagus of pope Anacletus II).

Marble. The 3rd beginning of the 4th cent. CE.

Rome, Basilica of Saint Paul Outside the Walls, cloister
(Basilica di San Paolo fuori le mura, chiostro)

From via Ostiense.
2010. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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History of Ancient Rome