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Means by which the large blocks of travertine and marble were lifted during the construction of the large Tomb of Caecilia Metella, commonly called Capo di Bove [Ox Head], from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 3, tavola 53

Giovanni Battista Piranesi
(Italian, Mogliano Veneto 1720–1778 Rome)

Artist: Angelo Rotili
Date: published 1756–57
Medium: Etching
Dimensions: sheet: 21 1/4 x 30 5/16 in. (54 x 77 cm) plate: 18 1/8 x 20 7/8 in. (46 x 53 cm)
Classification: Prints
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, transferred from the Library
Accession Number: 41.71.1.3(53)

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