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Roman sarcophagus with relief sculptures from Hierapolis . Hierapolis Archaeology Museum, Turkey<br />
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Columned Sarcophagus Sarcopinagu of Euthios Pyrrnon, Asian Archon (ruler), Roman Period First quarter of third century A.D. Loadicea. <br />
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Four sides of these sarcophagi are all in relief. They appear like a columned temple. The reliefs between the grooved columns are related to the private life of the individual. His/her education, heroic scenes and plant or mythological motifs are decorated in relief. The cover of the sarcophagus is arranged like a bed and it is depicted as the wife and the husband as lying on it. The name of the individual and some mythological reliefs are found in the surrounding of the cover. The two sarcophagi in the hall are of this kind.  . Against an black background

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Roman sarcophagus with relief sculptures from Hierapolis . Hierapolis Archaeology Museum, Turkey

Columned Sarcophagus Sarcopinagu of Euthios Pyrrnon, Asian Archon (ruler), Roman Period First quarter of third century A.D. Loadicea.

Four sides of these sarcophagi are all in relief. They appear like a columned temple. The reliefs between the grooved columns are related to the private life of the individual. His/her education, heroic scenes and plant or mythological...
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