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Marble front of a child's columnar sarcophagus with the Seasons

Period:
Late Imperial, Tetrarchic
Date:
A.D. 290–300
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble, Proconnesian
Dimensions:
H. 16 3/4 in. (42.6 cm) length 45 1/2 in. (115.6 cm) depth 1 1/4 in. (3.2 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1918
Accession Number:
18.145.51
  • References

    Alexander, Christine. 1930–1931. "Unpublished Fragments of Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan Museum of Art." Metropolitan Museum Studies, 3: pp. 44-45, fig. 15.

    McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropoltian Museum of Art. New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 23, pp. 21, 43, 133, fig. 170.

    Weitzmann, Kurt. 1979. Age of Spirituality: Late Antique and Early Christian Art, Third to Seventh Century New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art, no. 159, pp. 180-81.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1981–1999. Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vols. 1-8. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen.

    Kossatz-Deissmann, Anneleise, Brigitte Servais-Soyez, Fulvio Canciani, Giovannangelo Camporeale, Hans Peter Isler, Ingrid Krauskopf, Odette Touchefeu-Meynier, Marcel Le Glay, and Dr. Jean-Charles Balty. 1990. Herakles-Kenchrias, Lexicon Iconographicum Mythologiae Classicae, Vol. 5. Zürich: Artemis Verlag Zurich und Munchen, Kairoi/Tempora anni, no. 143.

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