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Cinerary Box with Cover

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Artist Unknown (Roman)

Date

1st century

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G241
Cinerary Box with Cover, Artist Unknown (Roman)
Cinerary Box with Cover: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Marble
Size: 18 3/4 x 11 1/2 x 7 3/4 in. (47.63 x 29.21 x 19.69 cm)
Creation Place: Roman Empire
Culture: Roman, Roman Empire
Style: 1st century
Inscriptions: Inscription 'DIS.MANIB/DAEMILI/CHI.ET/HORTENSIAE PHOEBES', translation: 'Phoebes dedicates this memorial to the departed spirits of Daemilichus and Hortensia'
Physical Description: this piece has been cracked through the middle
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The John R. Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 62.20a,b
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Added to Site: February 28, 2009