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Source Image: PR222_01_06 of Sarcophagus with childhood scenes of Capitoline Museums: Sarcophagi

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Description

Lid of a sarcophagus decorated with scenes of birth and childhood, perhaps Dionysiac.

Monument
Capitoline Museums: Sarcophagi 
Monument Part
Sarcophagus with childhood scenes 
Monument Type
Sarcophagus 
Material(s)
Undefined white marble (Visual identification)  
Date
ad 200 - ad 275 
Keywords
GarlandRelief Sarcophagus  
Collections
Capitoline Museums, Rome  

Location

Current Location
Capitoline Museums 

Evidence for working practices

1. Toolmarks

Process
Detailing
Tool
Drill
Method
Vertical (90°)
Description
The garlands on this lid have been drilled to give them definition.

2. Toolmarks

Process
Polishing
Tool
Wax
Description
The lid has been polished with wax at some point, probably in the post-antique period.

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