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#3484: Sarcophagus of Constantina or Helena

Photo 3484: Sarcophagus of Constantina or Helena - Vatican Museums

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Photo ID
3484
Credit
Title
Sarcophagus of Constantina or Helena
Caption
Detail of 4th-century porphyry sarcophagus of Constantina or Helena, daughters of Emperor Constantine the Great (306-37). From the mausoleum of Santa Costanza outside the walls in Rome. Its reliefs show putti (cupids) harvesting grapes within vine medallions, accompanied by animals including peacocks. The Vatican Museums (Musei Vaticani).
Geotag
41.905491° N, 12.454602° E
Uploaded
December 30, 2009
Camera
Canon EOS DIGITAL REBEL XT
ISO
1600