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Marble sarcophagus fragment: marriage scene

Period:
Mid-Imperial, Severan
Date:
early 3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 19 x 15 3/4 x 2 1/2in. (48.3 x 40 x 6.4cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.145.52
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 169
Man and woman clasping hands, a figure between them and Eros belos.
McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropoltian Museum of Art. no. 21, pp. 124-29, 1, fig. 157, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Kleiner, Diana and Susan B. Matheson. 1996. I Claudia: Women in Ancient Rome p. 208, fig. 163, New Haven: Yale University Art Gallery.

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