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Upper right corner of a marble sarcophagus with the Latin legend of Mars and Rhea Silvia

Mid-Imperial, Antonine or Severan
late 2nd–early 3rd century A.D.
Overall: 35 x 11 x 3 1/4in. (88.9 x 27.9 x 8.3cm)
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
Fragment with Mars, Rea Silvia, and column.
M.E.P. 1924. "Miscellaneous Greek and Roman Sculptures." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(10): pp. 242-3.

Alexander, Christine. 1930–1931. "Unpublished Fragments of Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 3: p. 44, fig. 14.

McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropoltian Museum of Art. no. 11, pp. 21-22, 74-75, fig. 74, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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