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Title:

Roman marble cinerary chest

Maker(s) &
Production:

Unknown, Italy

Production
Note:

carved

Category:

vessel

Name:

cinerarium

Date:

1 100

Period:

Early Roman

Description:

cinerarium, decorated with bucrania and garlands, inscribed for Aelia Postumia and her husband

Find Spot:

source not stated

Material:

marble (Luna)

Dimension(s):

height, 0.46, m
width, 0.455, m, approx
depth, 0.415, m, approx

Acquisition:

given; 1850; Disney, John, Dr

Documentation:

Woudhuysen, P.. 1982. Treasures of the Fitzwilliam Museum.Cambridge (Cambs.): Pevensey Pressp. 200

Michaelis, Adolf. 1882. Ancient marbles in Great Britain.
no. 87

Budde, Ludwig. Nicholls, Richard V.. 1967. Catalogue of the Greek and Roman sculpture in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
no. 145, pls. 48-49

Corpus inscriptionum Latinorum [vol. 6].
10951

Disney, J.. 1846. Museum Disneianum : being a description of a collection of ancient marbles, in the possession of John Disney.
pls. liv, liv,a

Accession:

Object Number: GR.56.1850
(Antiquities)
(record id: 65527; input: 2003-03-25; modified: 2012-01-13)

Permanent
Identifier:

http://data.fitzmuseum.cam.ac.uk/id/object/65527





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