ObeliskThemes in Art

Sarcophagus

A sarcophagus is a stone coffin, typically adorned with a sculpture or inscription. Elaborately carved sarcophagi were common in the ancient civilizations of Egypt, Rome, and Greece, and are still created to this day.

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Sarcophagus of Seianti Hanunia Tlesnasa

140 BCE
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