Marble chest with lid, used for the burial of two infant boys. At each angle of the front there is a flaming candelabrum, resting on dolphins and having a winged Sphinx in the middle of the stem. A pomegranate (?) flower hangs on each side of a tablet with moulded frame, inscribed. On the right side is a wreath of fruit tied with sashes. Two birds are pecking at a lizard, and two are pecking at the wreath. On the left side is a similar wreath. Two birds are feeding their young in a nest, and two birds are pecking at the wreath. The cover is in pediment form, with a shell in the middle of the pediment and a dolphin at each angle. At each side are rosettes (description by Smith 1904, p.348 n.2359).
A bird is figured among the fruit and foliage to the left of the epitaphs; and, at each angle, there is a candelabrum exemplifying the use of funeral lights in Roman sepulchral monuments (Sandys1969, pp.73-74).
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