- Museum number
Grave altar or cippus: a mother seated with her infant offspring.
Cinerary urn, with enriched lid and elaborate inscriptions to a deceased wife and daughter.
All drawings are brown ink on white.
Height: 180 millimetres (no. 229)
Height: 208 millimetres (no. 230)
Width: 167 millimetres (no. 229)
Width: 229 millimetres (no. 230)
- Curator's comments
- No 229:
The original is in the Vatican, Museo Chiaramonti, formerly in the Giustiniani gardens.
Cf. W. Stenhouse, Ancient Inscriptions [= F. Haskell, A. MacGregor, J. Montagu (eds.), The Paper Museum of Cassiano dal Pozzo: A Catalogue Raisonné. Series A Part VII - Antiquities and Architecture (London 2002)], pp. 126-127 no. 65.
Partly in the Louvre, Paris - the antique part recut as a tabulae (Reinach-Clarac, p. 52, no. 342).
[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)]
Cf. Stenhouse, pp. 128-129 no. 66.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Vol.II, fol. 10, nos. 229-230 (Franks)