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Sculpture | Rome | Funeral sculpture | Urns
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Scene of sacrifice.
Roman ash urn (cinerary urn) with a scene of sacrifice on the front.
Proconnesian marble.
Ca. 150 CE.
Inv. No. MFA 2002.25.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Scene of sacrifice. Detail: a player of a double-flute.
Roman ash urn (cinerary urn) with a scene of sacrifice on the front.
Proconnesian marble.
Ca. 150 CE.
Inv. No. MFA 2002.25.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Juno’s Peacock.
Roman ash urn (cinerary urn) with a scene of sacrifice on the front.
Proconnesian marble.
Ca. 150 CE.
Inv. No. MFA 2002.25.
Boston, Museum of Fine Arts.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cippus of freedmen Scantius Olimpus and Scantia Agela.
Sketch by G.-A. Dosio, ca. 1560.
Inv. No. N. A. 1159 (fol. 8r).
Florence, Biblioteca Nazionale Centrale.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cinerery urn of Julia Felicitas.
Roman work. Marble.
Ca. 69-98 CE (Flavian period).
Inv. No. L.1991.85.3.
New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art (on loan).
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cinerary urn of Marcus Ulpius Floridus with a scene of the Persephone’s abduction.
Marble. Early 2nd cent. CE. Rome (?).
Inv. No. Com. 515.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cinerary urn of Marcus Ulpius Floridus with a scene of the Persephone’s abduction. Close-up.
Marble. Early 2nd cent. CE. Rome (?).
Inv. No. Com. 515.
Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria.
8. APPLIED ART. Rome.
Ossuary urn with a lid.
Marble.
Early Imperial age.
Rimini, Civic Museum Luigi Tonini.
9. APPLIED ART. Rome.
Ossuary urn with a lid.
Marble.
Early Imperial age.
Rimini, Civic Museum Luigi Tonini.
10. ARCHITECTURE. Rome.
Columbarium at Vigna Codini.
1st—2nd cent. CE.
Rome.
11. PAINTING, GRAPHICS. Rome.
Ruins of the Mausoleum of Augustus.
Engraving by Giovanni Battista Piranesi (1720—1778).
1756.
Rome, Campus Martius, Mausoleum of Augustus.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Double cinerary urn with inscription.
Marble.
1st cent. CE.
CIL VI 8671.
Inv. Nos. MC 1914 / CE 4610 / NCE 1675.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Gallery.
13. INSCRIPTIONS. Rome.
Cippus which contained the cinerary urn of Agrippina the Elder.
Luna marble.
37 CE.
CIL VI 886 = CIL VI 31192 = CIL VI 40372 = ILS 180.
Inv. Nos. S 751 / CE 6968 / NCE 2924.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Senatorio, Tabularium.
14. INSCRIPTIONS. Rome.
Cippus which contained the cinerary urn of Agrippina the Elder.
Luna marble.
37 CE.
CIL VI 886 = CIL VI 31192 = CIL VI 40372 = ILS 180.
Inv. Nos. S 751 / CE 6968 / NCE 2924.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Senatorio, Tabularium.
15. INSCRIPTIONS. Rome.
Cippus which contained the cinerary urn of Agrippina the Elder.
Luna marble.
37 CE.
CIL VI 886 = CIL VI 31192 = CIL VI 40372 = ILS 180.
Inv. Nos. S 751 / CE 6968 / NCE 2924.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Senatorio, Tabularium.
16. INSCRIPTIONS. Rome.
Cippus which contained the cinerary urn of Agrippina the Elder.
Luna marble.
37 CE.
CIL VI 886 = CIL VI 31192 = CIL VI 40372 = ILS 180.
Inv. Nos. S 751 / CE 6968 / NCE 2924.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Senatorio, Tabularium.
17. INSCRIPTIONS. Rome.
Cippus which contained the cinerary urn of Agrippina the Elder.
37 CE.
Inv. Nos. S 751 / CE 6968 / NCE 2924.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Senatorio, Tabularium.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cippus of freedmen Scantius Olimpus and Scantia Agela.
Roman work. Marble.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A.108.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cippus of freedmen Scantius Olimpus and Scantia Agela (front relief).
Roman work. Marble.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A.108.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Cippus of freedmen Scantius Olimpus and Scantia Agela (left side).
Roman work. Marble.
2nd century CE.
Inv. No. A.108.
Saint Petersburg, State Hermitage Museum.