Funerary stele containing a portrait busts and a scene of shipbuilding (“the Longidien stele”). The lower register.

Limestone. First half of the 1st century CE (the museum dating).
Inv. No. 7.

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

Credits:
© 2018. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Info: museum annotation.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
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HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME