Decorated marble sarcophagus with a reclining couple on lid (ASC0103)

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Title

Decorated marble sarcophagus with a reclining couple on lid (ASC0103)

Description

Marble sarcophagus decorated with mythological scenes, lions, and griffins, with reclining couple on lid.

Source

Rights

Images: WIRE project

Format

Marble

Identifier

ASC0103

Sarcophagus or Ossuary Item Type Metadata

Decoration

Front: Abduction of Persephone
Back: Two lions facing a vase
Sides: Two griffins facing a long, thin vase

Current Location (if known)

Ashkelon Outdoor Museum

Selected Bibliography

Vermeule, C. and K. Anderson. 1981. "Greek and Roman Sculpture in the Holy Land." The Burlington Magazine 7-8, 10-19. (pp.15-16, Fig.38)

Citation

“Decorated marble sarcophagus with a reclining couple on lid (ASC0103),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed April 5, 2020, http://www.wireproject.org/items/show/184.

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