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Marble sarcophagus

Marble sarcophagus, garland, luni and pentelic marble, 31 x 85 3/4 x 7/8 in. (78.7 x 217.8 x 2.3 cm), c. 130–150 ad (New York, Metropolitan Museum of Art, Purchase by subscription, 1890, Accession ID: 90.12a, b); photo © The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Sacophagus of a philosopher, marble, h. 1.5 m, c. AD 270”80 (Rome, Vatican, Museo Gregoria....

Sacophagus of a philosopher, marble, h. 1.5 m, c. ad 270–80 (Rome, Vatican, Museo Gregoriano Profano); photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus

Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus, marble, 2.4×1.4×1.4 m, c. ad 359 (Rome, Grotte Vaticane); photo credit: Scala/Art Resource, NY

Christ Enthroned

Sarcophagus of Junius Bassus with detail of Christ Enthroned, marble, c. ad 359 (Rome, Grotte Vaticane); photo credit: Erich Lessing/Art Resource, NY

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