In the burial practices of ancient Rome and Roman funerary art, marble and
limestone sarcophagi elaborately carved in relief were characteristic of elite ...
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. ...
This highly ornate and extremely well-preserved Roman marble sarcophagus
came to the Metropolitan Museum from the collection of the dukes of Beaufort
A Roman Sarcophagus and Its Patron. JEAN SORABELLA. Assistant Museum
Educator, The Metropolitan Museum of Art, and Assistant Professor of Art History
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 ...
Myth, Meaning, and Memory on Roman Sarcophagi. Berkeley: University of
California Press, c1995 1995. http://ark.cdlib.org/ark:/13030/ft4199n900/ ...
Dec 11, 2016 ... AIA conference session on Roman sarcophagi (Toronto, Jan. ... Session 6I: New
Research on Roman Sarcophagi: Eastern, Western, Christian
Battle of the Romans and Barbarians (Ludovisi Battle Sarcophagus), c. 250-260
C.E. (Museo Nazionale Romano-Palazzo Altemps, Rome) Speakers: Dr. Steven
This sarcophagus, festooned with carved garlands, was likely made in Phrygia, a
region of present-day Turkey, and then shipped to Rome, where it was used in ...