A Roman Lead Sarcophagus Fragment, circa late 2nd/mid 3rd Century A.D.
Property from the Collection of the late Antonin and Christiane Besse
A Roman Lead Sarcophagus Fragment
circa late 2nd/mid 3rd Century A.D.
decorated in relief with vases, fish, a mask, a spiral column, and a frieze of laurel leaves.
37 by 34 cm.
Fragmentary as shown. Somewhat bent in places around edges, and covered in areas with thin layer of lead corrosion. Mounted on wood board with metal brackets, for hanging on a wall.
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