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D087: Garland Sarcophagus Fragments

By Aphrodisias Regional Survey


Local Name: Aphrodisias, Southeast NecropolisLocal Information: Field 1176 ** GrapesLatitude: 531mDimensions: Fragment 1: H: 0.49 m; W: 0.30 m; D: 0.43 m ** Fragment 2: H: 0.18 m; W: 0.83 m; D: 0.77 m ** Fragment 3: H: 0.25 m; W: 0.92 m; D: 0.51 m ** Fragment 4: H: 0.43 m; W: 0.85 m; D: 0.35 mDescription: Four fragments of the same garland sarcophagus chest. ** (1.) The corner of the sarcophagus chest preserves a Nike figure from the chest to the ankle and the beginning of a fruit garland to the right. One abakeion support is on the interior surface. ** (2.) Fragment of the bottom preserving laurel-leaf molding along the long side and parts of a garland and a grape cluster. Simple torus molding on the right short side. ** (3.) Chest fragment preserving a portion of the back wall. ** (4.) Chest fragment preserving laurel leaf ** molding along the bottom, the lower half of a tabula with a molded frame, and the lower legs of a putto to the left. ** In the area with the sarcophagus fragments is a fragment of a threshold block (L: 0.67m; W: 0.64m; H: 0.24m)

Topics: Sarcophagi, 4: Roman
Year: 2007
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