- Museum number
Inscribed altar to the numen domus Augusti (with moulding above and below, and crescent below and around the inscription).
Pen and brown ink, and light brown wash on white.
Sarcophagus front: a mourning woman and other figures, including the deceased husband (?), seated and standing either side of a maltese-cross inscription plate.
Brown ink and brown washes on white, heightened with white, oxodized.
Enriched, ornamented grave altar of Marcus Ulpius Probus, with inscription. (An eagle in the curved pediment; cornucopiae, rams' heads and a Medusa mask above inscription).
Pen and brown ink and brown wash over black chalk.
Height: 140 millimetres (no. 67)
Height: 100 millimetres (no. 68)
Height: 201 millimetres (no. 69)
Width: 90 millimetres (no. 67)
Width: 293 millimetres (no. 68)
Width: 126 millimetres (no. 69)
- Curator's comments
- No. 68:
This drawing is more shaded and less factual than the previous.
The original is in Rome, Museo Capitolino (?).
[this information from: C. C. Vermeule, The Dal Pozzo-Albani Drawings in the Department of Greek and Roman Antiquities of the British Museum (type-written manuscript in G&R)]
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Vol.I, fol. 60, nos. 67-69 (Franks)