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Monumenti sepolcrali de' Fenici.

Image ID: 1624189

Monumenti sepolcrali de' Fenici. (1823-1838)

Image Details

Image Title

:  Monumenti sepolcrali de' Fenici.


: Sasso, Giovanni Antonio -- Etcher

Published Date

: 1823-1838


: Etchings

Specific Material Type

: prints

Item Physical Description

: 1 print : col. ; 14.5 x 23 cm.


: Depiction of the "Meghazils" (or "Meghaziles"), two stone funeral monuments located at the site of ancient Marathus (present-day Amrit, Syria); the so-called Lion Tomb is in the foreground. Possibly of Phoenician origin. Stains on image.

Original Source

: From Il costume antico e moderno, o, storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni. (Firenze : Batelli, 1823-1838) Ferrario, Giulio (1767-1847), Author.


: Wonders: Images of the Ancient World / Tombs -- Ancient

Source Description

: 1 folder (16 pictures); 7 postcards


: Mid-Manhattan Library / Picture Collection

Digital ID

: 1624189

Record ID

: 1762564

Digital Item Published

: 8-26-2008; updated 3-25-2011

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