Fragment of a sarcophagus cover

Frammento di coperchio di sarcofago
Author: 
Type: 
Funerary monument and ornaments
Year: 
Last 20 years of the IInd century AD
Material and technique: 
Marble
Origin: 
Rome, Necropoli Ostiense (1936)
Inventory: 
MC2829
Collection: 

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Sala Caldaie - Monumenti funerari e Necropoli Ostiense

In the funerary art section are displayed the funerary monument of Sulpicius Maximus, who, as a very young poet, won a musical competition in 94 AD, and the funerary cippo of Giulius Elius Iulus, a rich shoemaker shown in a pose of heroic nudity.