Altar relief with representation of members of gens Julia-Claudia (right part).

42—43 CE.
Inv. No. 6.

Ravenna, National Museum, First cloister
(Museo nazionale di Ravenna, Chiostro primo)

Discovered in the 16th cent. under the floor of Galla Placidia mausoleum or between the mausoleum and the church of San Vitale. It was stored in the chirch San Romualdo of the monastery of San Vitale and was transfered to the National Museum in 1913—1914. After bombardment of the museum in the course of WW II it was transfered to its present place in the first cloister.
© 2018. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.
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