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tomb-relief

  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1948,0423.1

  • Description

    Marble relief from a tomb: portrait of a woman as victorious Venus with a dove and holding a palm branch. The panel below the figure was intended for an inscription. To either side of it are sculpted doors, representing the doors of the tomb.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 100-120 (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Height: 162 centimetres
    • Width: 60 centimetres
    • Thickness: 16 centimetres
  • Bibliography

    • Walker 1985 p. 40 and fig. 28 bibliographic details
  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    Exhibited:

    2011 1 May-present, Carlisle, Tullie House Museum, LT Loan

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1948

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1948,0423.1


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