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1838,0608.8

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  • Peperino sarcophagus chest; relief on all four sides with Ionic pilasters at the angles and plain mouldings above and below; a) combat of Greeks and Trojans: twelve figures; b) taking of Troy: thirteen figures, six either side of a winged female; Ajak drags Cassandra back from altar; old man Priam (?) fully draped leaning on a staff supported by a young man; c) Neoptolemus slaying Polyxena: half draped women kneels against an alter; on top border is a short inscription; d) Quarrel of Ajax and Ulysses: two bearded men struggling; above relief on the upper moulding are two lines of inscription; much damaged but some parts legible; upper line reads "srunas.vel..."; lower line reads "an.terunials.spuralmere..."; bordered by architectural features; side a) broken on left half; two upper fragments missing, third rejoined; fragment of the upper moulding in centre of b) is missing; much weathered; lid lost.

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  • Peperino sarcophagus chest; relief on all four sides with Ionic pilasters at the angles and plain mouldings above and below; a) combat of Greeks and Trojans: twelve figures; b) taking of Troy: thirteen figures, six either side of a winged female; Ajak drags Cassandra back from altar; old man Priam (?) fully draped leaning on a staff supported by a young man; c) Neoptolemus slaying Polyxena: half draped women kneels against an alter; on top border is a short inscription; d) Quarrel of Ajax and Ulysses: two bearded men struggling; above relief on the upper moulding are two lines of inscription; much damaged but some parts legible; upper line reads "srunas.vel..."; lower line reads "an.terunials.spuralmere..."; bordered by architectural features; side a) broken on left half; two upper fragments missing, third rejoined; fragment of the upper moulding in centre of b) is missing; much weathered; lid lost.

    Full: Front

  • Peperino sarcophagus chest; relief on all four sides with Ionic pilasters at the angles and plain mouldings above and below; a) combat of Greeks and Trojans: twelve figures; b) taking of Troy: thirteen figures, six either side of a winged female; Ajak drags Cassandra back from altar; old man Priam (?) fully draped leaning on a staff supported by a young man; c) Neoptolemus slaying Polyxena: half draped women kneels against an alter; on top border is a short inscription; d) Quarrel of Ajax and Ulysses: two bearded men struggling; above relief on the upper moulding are two lines of inscription; much damaged but some parts legible; upper line reads "srunas.vel..."; lower line reads "an.terunials.spuralmere..."; bordered by architectural features; side a) broken on left half; two upper fragments missing, third rejoined; fragment of the upper moulding in centre of b) is missing; much weathered; lid lost.

    Full: Front

  • Peperino sarcophagus chest; relief on all four sides with Ionic pilasters at the angles and plain mouldings above and below; a) combat of Greeks and Trojans: twelve figures; b) taking of Troy: thirteen figures, six either side of a winged female; Ajak drags Cassandra back from altar; old man Priam (?) fully draped leaning on a staff supported by a young man; c) Neoptolemus slaying Polyxena: half draped women kneels against an alter; on top border is a short inscription; d) Quarrel of Ajax and Ulysses: two bearded men struggling; above relief on the upper moulding are two lines of inscription; much damaged but some parts legible; upper line reads "srunas.vel..."; lower line reads "an.terunials.spuralmere..."; bordered by architectural features; side a) broken on left half; two upper fragments missing, third rejoined; fragment of the upper moulding in centre of b) is missing; much weathered; lid lost.

    Full: Front

  • Peperino sarcophagus chest; relief on all four sides with Ionic pilasters at the angles and plain mouldings above and below; a) combat of Greeks and Trojans: twelve figures; b) taking of Troy: thirteen figures, six either side of a winged female; Ajak drags Cassandra back from altar; old man Priam (?) fully draped leaning on a staff supported by a young man; c) Neoptolemus slaying Polyxena: half draped women kneels against an alter; on top border is a short inscription; d) Quarrel of Ajax and Ulysses: two bearded men struggling; above relief on the upper moulding are two lines of inscription; much damaged but some parts legible; upper line reads "srunas.vel..."; lower line reads "an.terunials.spuralmere..."; bordered by architectural features; side a) broken on left half; two upper fragments missing, third rejoined; fragment of the upper moulding in centre of b) is missing; much weathered; lid lost.

    Full: Front

  • Peperino sarcophagus chest; relief on all four sides with Ionic pilasters at the angles and plain mouldings above and below; a) combat of Greeks and Trojans: twelve figures; b) taking of Troy: thirteen figures, six either side of a winged female; Ajak drags Cassandra back from altar; old man Priam (?) fully draped leaning on a staff supported by a young man; c) Neoptolemus slaying Polyxena: half draped women kneels against an alter; on top border is a short inscription; d) Quarrel of Ajax and Ulysses: two bearded men struggling; above relief on the upper moulding are two lines of inscription; much damaged but some parts legible; upper line reads "srunas.vel..."; lower line reads "an.terunials.spuralmere..."; bordered by architectural features; side a) broken on left half; two upper fragments missing, third rejoined; fragment of the upper moulding in centre of b) is missing; much weathered; lid lost.

    Full: Front

  • Peperino sarcophagus chest; relief on all four sides with Ionic pilasters at the angles and plain mouldings above and below; a) combat of Greeks and Trojans: twelve figures; b) taking of Troy: thirteen figures, six either side of a winged female; Ajak drags Cassandra back from altar; old man Priam (?) fully draped leaning on a staff supported by a young man; c) Neoptolemus slaying Polyxena: half draped women kneels against an alter; on top border is a short inscription; d) Quarrel of Ajax and Ulysses: two bearded men struggling; above relief on the upper moulding are two lines of inscription; much damaged but some parts legible; upper line reads "srunas.vel..."; lower line reads "an.terunials.spuralmere..."; bordered by architectural features; side a) broken on left half; two upper fragments missing, third rejoined; fragment of the upper moulding in centre of b) is missing; much weathered; lid lost.

    Full: Front