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Second century sarcophagus 2: front viewdetails

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Second century sarcophagus 2: front view, in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy more

angels, death, tombs, sarcophagi, carving, colour

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Second century sarcophagus 2: front view

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Winged angels of death hold aloft an inscription. Grieving mourners sit below.

Rectangular sarcophagus (mid 2nd century a.d.). On the front winged victories holding an inscribed board; on the extremeties winged genii. On the flanks a couple of gryphons facing one another. Freedman Aelius Lucifer’s Sepulchre.


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Canon EOS Digital Rebel XTi / 400D / Kiss Digital X
Lens: 17 - 85 mm (35 mm equivalent: 27.5 - 137.6 mm)
Focal Length: 30mm
ISO: 800
Aperture: f/10.0
Exposure Time: 0.00625 seconds
Exposure Program: Program AE
Flash: Off, Did not fire
Picture Style: Landscape
Date: 2007:07:01 10:51:18


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