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Sarcophagus: GR.1.1835

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Object information

Titles

  • Pashley Sarcophagus

Sarcophagus, with relief showing triumphal return of Dionysos

Named entities

Acquisition and important dates

  • Method of acquisition: Given
  • Dates: 1835

Dating

Maker(s)

Note

Carved

Find spot

  • Arvi Crete Greek Islands

Measurements and weight

  • Height: 0.697 m
  • Length: 2.22 m
  • Weight: 1.4 tonne
  • Width: 0.67 m

Components of the work

  • Lid measuring: Height by m by 0.175 by Length by m by 2.22 by Width by m by 0.67
  • Base measuring: Height by m by 0.495 by Length by m by 2.15 by Width by m by 0.62

Materials used in production

  • Geologist and forensic science expert Trevor Emmett (Anglia Ruskin University) opinedt that on purely visual examination there was nothing to suggest that the marble of the box was anything other than Luna / Carrara. He pointed out that the lid is slightly different in appearance from the box with more grey streaks and flecks. (30/11/2010) Marble (Luna)

Associated department: Antiquities

References and bibliographic entries

Identification numbers

Audit data

  • Created: Saturday 6 August 2011
  • Updated: Monday 9 March 2020
  • Last processed: Thursday 8 April 2021
  • Data source: Adlib

Associated institutions

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Machine readable data

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