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3rd century sarcophagus, in Pisa, Tuscany, Italy more

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3rd century sarcophagus

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The 15th century inscription is visible in this shot, which also gives an idea of the depth of carving.

rectangular sarcophagus (mid 3rd century a.d.). on the front clipeus with bust of the deceased held by winged genii, on the sides two couples of eros and psyche, at the extremeties winged genii, on the flanks inscription of the 15th century attesting the sarcophagus had been reused for ricco corasso and others.


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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: 59mm
ISO: 200
Aperture: f/5.6
Exposure Time: 0.0125 seconds
Exposure Program: Program AE
Flash: Off, Did not fire
Picture Style: Landscape
Date: 2007:07:01 11:25:35


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