Slab used to close a child funerary niche (loculus) in a catacombs. Detail: Saint Apostles Peter and Paul.

Marble. 4th cent. CE.
Inv. No. 28596.

Rome, Vatican Museums, Pio-Christian Museum
(Musei Vaticani, Museo Pio Cristiano)

Origin:
From the Christian Lapidary.
Credits:

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Keywords: marble Christian child funerary niche loculus loculi of Asellus apostle Saint Peter Petrus San Pietro apostolo Saint latin inscription Paul Paulus and San Paolo di Tarso Christ monogram Christogram Cristogramma chi rho Christusmonogramm the Albani collection Inv No 28596
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