- Museum number
Marble cinerary altar: between various motives, griffins flanking tripod.
Cinerary urn with simple. inscribed front.
Cinerary urn with lid missing: family group within enriched aedicula.
All drawings are brown ink on white.
Height: 129 millimetres (no. 218)
Height: 51 millimetres (no. 219)
Height: 159 millimetres (no. 220)
Width: 150 millimetres (no. 218)
Width: 70 millimetres (no. 219)
Width: 147 millimetres (no. 220)
- Curator's comments
- No 218:
The original is in Venice, Bibliotheca Marciana, formerly in Rome.
[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. 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)], p. 111 no. 54.
Cf. Stenhouse, p. 112 no. 55.
Cf. Stenhouse, p. 113 no. 56.
- Not on display
- Acquisition date
- Greek and Roman
- Registration number
- Additional IDs
Miscellaneous number: Vol.II, fol. 5, nos. 218-220 (Franks)