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Ancient Roman sarcophagi

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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 ...

Roman Sarcophagi | Essay | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The ...

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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. ...

Myth, Meaning, and Memory on Roman Sarcophagi - UC Press E ...

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The sarcophagus sculptures are vehicles for remembrance. These images, the correlatives of dreams of a hoped-for future, reclaim the past and keep it alive.

Garland Sarcophagus - Treasures of Heaven - Columbia University

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Garland Sarcophagus. Zoom Select the image to zoom. Starting in the second century, Romans began to favor inhumation, or burial, rather than cremation, and  ...

Ancient Roman sarcophagus worth $4 million to be returned to Italy ...

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Feb 27, 2014 ... Brooklyn prosecutors have filed court papers to seize an ancient Roman sarcophagus that had been illegally excavated in Italy more than 30 ...

The Roman sarcophagus 'industry': a reconsideration | Ben Russell ...

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By Ben Russell in Roman Sarcophagi and Roman Art.

Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus | Middle empire | Khan Academy

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Battle of the Romans and Barbarians (Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus), c. 250-260 C.E. (Museo Nazionale Romano-Palazzo Altemps, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Steven  ...

Roman Sarcophagus (Illustration) - Ancient History Encyclopedia

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Oct 22, 2013 ... The Roman sarcophagus known as the Grand Ludovisi Sarcophagus, discovered near the Porta Tiburtina in Rome. The front scene depicts ...

Living with Myths: The Imagery of Roman Sarcophagi | American ...

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Living with Myths is an important and most welcome book on a major category of Roman monuments that, especially in the scholarly literature in English, has ...

Death on Display: Roman sarcophagus

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A sarcophagus (the Greek word means "flesh eater") was a stone box, or coffin, in which a body was placed for interment in Greek and Roman times.

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A Roman Sarcophagus and Its Patron - jstor

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

Myth, Meaning, and Memory on Roman Sarcophagi - California ...

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Myth, Meaning, and Memory on Roman Sarcophagi. Michael Koortbojian. UNIVERSITY OF CALIFORNIA PRESS. Berkeley · Los Angeles · London. © 1993 The ...

"Framing the Dead on Roman Sarcophagi", RES: Anthropology and ...

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Framing the dead on Roman sarcophagi Verity Platt haec domus aeterna est, hic sum situs, hic ero semper Here is my eternal home; here I lie; here shall I be for ...