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In the burial practices of ancient Rome and Roman funerary art, marble and limestone sarcophagi elaborately carved in relief were characteristic of elite ...

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A sarcophagus (meaning “flesh-eater” in Greek) is a coffin for inhumation burials, widely used throughout the Roman empire starting in the second century A.D. ...

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This highly ornate and extremely well-preserved Roman marble sarcophagus came to the Metropolitan Museum from the collection of the dukes of Beaufort and ...

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Mar 8, 2017 ... An ancient Roman sarcophagus worth up to 345,000 Euros ($364,000) has been found in England. The precious marble coffin was discovered ...

www.nytimes.com/2017/03/09/world/europe/roman-sarcophagus-english-garden.html

Mar 9, 2017 ... A Roman sarcophagus dating back to A.D. 300 that for years served as a flower pot was installed at Blenheim Palace in England. Credit Cliff ...

www.telegraph.co.uk/news/2017/03/08/blenheim-palace-discovers-marble-flowerpot-actually-300k-roman

Mar 8, 2017 ... Bleinheim Palace have discovered that a marble flowerpot that has been in use for the last 100 years is actually a Roman sarcophagus worth ...

www.jstor.org/stable/1513056

A Roman Sarcophagus and Its Patron. JEAN SORABELLA. Assistant Museum Educator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Assistant Professor of Art History  ...

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Mar 10, 2017 ... OXFORDSHIRE, ENGLAND—The New York Times reports that a large fragment of a 1,700-year-old Roman sarcophagus was discovered by a ...

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Mar 8, 2017 ... An ancient Roman sarcophagus worth up to £300000 has been discovered on the grounds of Blenheim Palace where it had been used for the ...

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Something pensive, spellbound, and but half real, something cloistral or monastic , as we should say, united to this exquisite order, made the whole place seem ...