Marble sarcophagus with lid: young girl on her deathbed, surrounded by mourners, among them her parents and a pet dog.

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1805,0703.144

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Marble sarcophagus with lid: young girl on her deathbed, surrounded by mourners, among them her parents and a pet dog.

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  • Marble sarcophagus with lid: young girl on her deathbed, surrounded by mourners, among them her parents and a pet dog.

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  • Marble sarcophagus with lid: young girl on her deathbed, surrounded by mourners, among them her parents and a pet dog.

    Full: Front

  • Sarcophagus of Carrara marble with lid: young girl on her deathbed, conclamatio, among them her parents and a pet dog.  The principal scene shows the deceased girl propped on pillows on a kline with a high back. Beneath the kline a pet dog plays with a garland that has fallen from her hand. The girl's slippers are laid on a plain footstool beside the dog. At the head of the bed a bearded and veiled man sits on a folding stool, his legs crossed. He holds his head in grief. Similarly depicted is a woman seated in a high-backed chair at the foot of the bed, her legs and arms uncrossed. These are most probably the parents of the dead girl. A young man, his tunic rolled down to his waist, stands in front of the mother. The only male to appear in that part of the scene, he may be a brother of the dead girl. Two women mourn behind the mother's chair, and two men behind the father. Around the bed are three female mourners. On the sides of the chest are griffins. The back is un-decorated. On… (See Merlin record for full description)

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  • Sarcophagus of Carrara marble with lid: young girl on her deathbed, conclamatio, among them her parents and a pet dog.  The principal scene shows the deceased girl propped on pillows on a kline with a high back. Beneath the kline a pet dog plays with a garland that has fallen from her hand. The girl's slippers are laid on a plain footstool beside the dog. At the head of the bed a bearded and veiled man sits on a folding stool, his legs crossed. He holds his head in grief. Similarly depicted is a woman seated in a high-backed chair at the foot of the bed, her legs and arms uncrossed. These are most probably the parents of the dead girl. A young man, his tunic rolled down to his waist, stands in front of the mother. The only male to appear in that part of the scene, he may be a brother of the dead girl. Two women mourn behind the mother's chair, and two men behind the father. Around the bed are three female mourners. On the sides of the chest are griffins. The back is un-decorated. On… (See Merlin record for full description)

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  • Sarcophagus of Carrara marble with lid: young girl on her deathbed, conclamatio, among them her parents and a pet dog.  The principal scene shows the deceased girl propped on pillows on a kline with a high back. Beneath the kline a pet dog plays with a garland that has fallen from her hand. The girl's slippers are laid on a plain footstool beside the dog. At the head of the bed a bearded and veiled man sits on a folding stool, his legs crossed. He holds his head in grief. Similarly depicted is a woman seated in a high-backed chair at the foot of the bed, her legs and arms uncrossed. These are most probably the parents of the dead girl. A young man, his tunic rolled down to his waist, stands in front of the mother. The only male to appear in that part of the scene, he may be a brother of the dead girl. Two women mourn behind the mother's chair, and two men behind the father. Around the bed are three female mourners. On the sides of the chest are griffins. The back is un-decorated. On… (See Merlin record for full description)

    Full: Front

  • Sarcophagus of Carrara marble with lid: young girl on her deathbed, conclamatio, among them her parents and a pet dog.  The principal scene shows the deceased girl propped on pillows on a kline with a high back. Beneath the kline a pet dog plays with a garland that has fallen from her hand. The girl's slippers are laid on a plain footstool beside the dog. At the head of the bed a bearded and veiled man sits on a folding stool, his legs crossed. He holds his head in grief. Similarly depicted is a woman seated in a high-backed chair at the foot of the bed, her legs and arms uncrossed. These are most probably the parents of the dead girl. A young man, his tunic rolled down to his waist, stands in front of the mother. The only male to appear in that part of the scene, he may be a brother of the dead girl. Two women mourn behind the mother's chair, and two men behind the father. Around the bed are three female mourners. On the sides of the chest are griffins. The back is un-decorated. On… (See Merlin record for full description)

    Interior

  • Sarcophagus of Carrara marble with lid: young girl on her deathbed, conclamatio, among them her parents and a pet dog.  The principal scene shows the deceased girl propped on pillows on a kline with a high back. Beneath the kline a pet dog plays with a garland that has fallen from her hand. The girl's slippers are laid on a plain footstool beside the dog. At the head of the bed a bearded and veiled man sits on a folding stool, his legs crossed. He holds his head in grief. Similarly depicted is a woman seated in a high-backed chair at the foot of the bed, her legs and arms uncrossed. These are most probably the parents of the dead girl. A young man, his tunic rolled down to his waist, stands in front of the mother. The only male to appear in that part of the scene, he may be a brother of the dead girl. Two women mourn behind the mother's chair, and two men behind the father. Around the bed are three female mourners. On the sides of the chest are griffins. The back is un-decorated. On… (See Merlin record for full description)

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