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Vessels and containers - Stone and ceramics (Prehistory and Ancient History - Sarcophagi and chest urns)

Marble sarcophagus or cinerary urn with swags of leaves, fruits and nuts tied to the horns of bucrania in relief, Ain-el-Selmani (Benghazi), Roman period (ca. AD 120 – 140), 44.8 x 66 x 44.1 cm.

Marble sarcophagus or cinerary urn with swags of leaves, fruits and nuts tied to the horns of bucrania in relief, Ain-el-Selmani (Benghazi), Roman period (ca. AD 120 – 140), 44.8 x 66 x 44.1 cm.

© British Museum, London

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Material
Marble | Stone
Type
Containers
Details
Boxes, plain or with motifs (humans, floral, geometric).
Red List
Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Libya
Period
1st millennium BC – AD 1551