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Sculpture | Rome | Funeral sculpture | Sarcophagi | Biographical sarcophagi
1. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of the spouses flanked by the Dioscuri (the front panel).
Marble.
2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2005/928.
Florence, Museum of the Works of the Cathedral.
2. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of the spouses with the Dioscuri. The right short side panel with a scene “An assistant of the priest leads a sacrificial bull”.
Marble.
2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2005/928.
Florence, Museum of the Works of the Cathedral.
3. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus of the spouses with the Dioscuri. The left short side panel with a scene “An officer shows mercy to a captured barbar”.
Marble.
2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. 2005/928.
Florence, Museum of the Works of the Cathedral.
4. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of life of a roman military officer.
Marble. 2nd century CE.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
5. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of life of a roman military officer. Concordia.
Marble. 2nd century CE.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
6. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of life of a roman military officer (front panel).
Marble. 2nd century CE.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
7. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of life of a roman military officer. Pietas.
Marble. 2nd century CE.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
8. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Sarcophagus with scenes of life of a roman military officer. Virtus and clementia.
Marble. 2nd century CE.
Mantua, Ducal Palace.
9. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Front panel of the sarcophagus of Marcus Cornelius Statius with scenes from the life of a child.
Marble. Ca. 150 CE.
L. 149 cm; H. 47.5 cm.
Inv. No. Ma 659.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Marriage sarcophagus (known as sarcophagus of cardinal Guglielmo Fieschi.
Frieze of the lid.
Marble. Ca. 210-220 CE.
Rome, Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura.
11. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Marriage sarcophagus (known as sarcophagus of cardinal Guglielmo Fieschi.
Front panel with wedding scenes.
Marble. Ca. 210-220 CE.
Rome, Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura.
12. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Marriage sarcophagus (known as sarcophagus of cardinal Guglielmo Fieschi.
Marble. Ca. 210-220 CE.
Rome, Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Marriage sarcophagus (known as sarcophagus of cardinal Guglielmo Fieschi.
Right side panel.
Marble. Ca. 210-220 CE.
Rome, Basilica di San Lorenzo fuori le Mura.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Fragment of a sarcophagus with episodes of life of the deceased.
Parian marble. Mid 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. M.C. 2783.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini).
15. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Fragment of a sarcophagus with episodes of life of the deceased (close-up).
Parian marble. Mid 2nd cent. CE.
Inv. No. M.C. 2783.
Rome, Capitoline Museums, Museum Montemartini (Centrale Montemartini).
16. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portonaccio sarcophagus.
Marble. 180—200 CE.
Inv. No. 112327.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
17. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portonaccio sarcophagus.
Outline drawing.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
18. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portonaccio sarcophagus.
Front panel.
Marble. 180—200 CE.
Inv. No. 112327.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
19. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portonaccio sarcophagus.
Relief of the frieze of the lid.
Marble. 180—200 CE.
Inv. No. 112327.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.
20. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Portonaccio sarcophagus.
Front panel (close-up).
Marble. 180—200 CE.
Inv. No. 112327.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Palazzo Massimo alle Terme.