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Roman marble sarcophagus

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Title/s

Roman marble sarcophagus

Maker/s

Unknown

Category

funerary equipment

Name

sarcophagus

Description

sarcophagus, with relief showing triumphal return of Dionysos

Production Notes

carved

Field Collection

Arvi Crete Greek Islands

Dimensions

height(): 0.697 m
length(): 2.22 m
weight(): 1.4 tonne
width(): 0.67 m
height(lid): 0.175 m
length(lid): 2.22 m
width(lid): 0.67 m
height(base): 0.495 m
length(base): 2.15 m
width(base): 0.62 m

Period

Middle Roman

Date

A.D. 101 — A.D. 200

Provenance

given: Malcolm, Pulteney, Sir, GCB 1835 (Filtered for: Antiquities)

Documentation

  1. (1986) [Unknown: CWN 17 July 1986] (1986) [page: ]
    Source title: Cambridge Weekly News (17 July
    [comments: Same date Ely Weekly News and Haverhill Weekly News.]
  2. (1982) Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum , Cambridge (Cambs.) : Pevensey Press (2005) London: Scala [page: 200]
    [comments: ]
  3. Budde, Ludwig
    Nicholls, Richard
    (1967) Catalogue of the Greek and Roman sculpture in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge (1967) [page: ]
    [comments: no. 161, pls. 53-55]
  4. Markelbach, R
    (1988) Die Hirten des Dionysos (1988) [page: ]
    [comments: fig.50]
  5. Handorf, F.W.
    (1986) Dionysos - Bacchus (1986) [page: ]
    [comments: 68 nos.26-27]
  6. Vassilika, E.
    (1998) Greek and Roman Art (1998) [page: ]
    [comments: p.116-117, no.56]
  7. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum. An illustrated souvenir of the collections [page: ]
    [comments: 21 no.16]
  8. Gill, D.W.J.
    (2000) Collecting for Cambridge: John Hubert Marshall on Crete (2000) [page: 525]
    Source title: Annual of the British School at Athens (2000)
    [comments: Footnote 86]

Material/s

marble (Luna)

Accession Number

GR.1.1835 (Antiquities)
(Reference Number: 65460; Input Date: 2003-03-25 / Last Edit: 2011-02-14)

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