ANCIENT ART
SCULPTURE | ROME | Funeral sculpture | Tombstones
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1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief with a trireme.
Fine-grained marble with grey veins.
Last decades of the 1st cent. BCE.
Baia, Archaeological Museum of the Phlegraean Fields.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A Roman funerary relief of Lucius Antistius Sarculo and his wife Antistia Plutia.
Marble. Ca. 30—10 BCE.
95.25 × 67.77 cm.
Inv. No. GR 1858,8-19.2.
London, The British Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
A Roman funerary relief of Lucius Antistius Sarculo and his wife Antistia Plutia. Detail.
Marble. Ca. 30—10 BCE.
Inv. No. GR 1858,8-19.2.
London, The British Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary relief with portraits of the freedmen Publius Licinius Philonicus and Publius Licinius Demetrius.
Marble. Ca. 30—10 BCE.
68 × 80 cm.
Inv. No. 1954.1214.1.
London, The British Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Headstone of gladiator Myron.
White marble. 2nd—3rd centuries CE.
Inv. No. MA 154.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary stele containing a portrait busts and a scene of shipbuilding. Detail.
Limestone. Late 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 7.
Ravenna, National Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary stele containing a portrait busts and a scene of shipbuilding. Detail.
Limestone. Late 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 7.
Ravenna, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Relief with an eagle in an oaken wreath.
Marble. Age of Trajan.
Rome, Church of the S. S. Apostoli.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Marble block with a relief portrayal of a folding curule seat (sella curulis) — close-up.
Marble. Antonine period.
Inv. No. 394442.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian, Small courtyard of Certosa.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Marble block with a relief portrayal of a folding curule seat (sella curulis).
Marble. Antonine period.
Inv. No. 394442.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian, Small courtyard of Certosa.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Inscription from sepulchre B on the Via Statilia.
70—31 BCE.
CIL I2 2527b. ILLRP 952. AE 2000, 182.
Rome, Tombs on the Via Statilia.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Inscription from sepulchre BI on the Via Statilia.
70—31 BCE.
CIL I2 2527c. AE 2000, 183.
Rome, Tombs on the Via Statilia.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary monument of the miller Publius Nonius Zethus.
Marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1343.
CIL XIV 393.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, X. 26.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary monument of the miller Publius Nonius Zethus.
Marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1343.
CIL XIV 393.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, X. 26.
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary monument of the miller Publius Nonius Zethus. Detail.
Marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1343.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, X. 26.
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Funerary monument of the miller Publius Nonius Zethus. Detail.
Marble. 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 1343.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, X. 26.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of Nonius Zethus from Ostia.
Late 1st century BCE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, X. 26.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Headstone of the Vibii.
Limestone. Second half of the 1st century BCE.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Chiaramonti Museum, XLIV. 21.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Group of Gratidia M. L. Chrite and M. Gratidius Libanus (so-called Cato and Portia).
Originally a relief.
Marble. Last quarter of the 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 592.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Busts, 4.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Group of Gratidia M. L. Chrite and M. Gratidius Libanus (so-called Cato and Portia).
Originally a relief.
Marble. Last quarter of the 1st century BCE.
Inv. No. 592.
Rome, Vatican Museums, Pius-Clementine Museum, Gallery of the Busts, 4.
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