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Pictures & Images of Roman Sculpted Relief Sarcophagus -

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Pictures & images of Roman sculptured relief sarcophagi artefacts and antiquities.

A sarcophagus is a stone carved coffin used for inhumation burials. Burial in a sarcophagus was not a popular with the Romans until the 2nd and 3rd centuries AD. Once popularised though the Romans produced incredibly elaborated sarcophagus with intricate relief sculptures.

As with much of Roman tradition and art they drew inspiration from their predecessors who used Sarcophagi...
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