Roman sarcophagus of a child decorated with reliefs depictin
Sarcophagus of a child decorated with reliefs depicting the procession of Bacchus, god of wine, and his followers. Marble. 220-250 AD. The lid, with the reclining figure of Silenus, is modern. From Rome. British Museum. London. England. United Kingdom.
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Camp follower from the 17th century, with lance and basket
Camp follower from the 17th century, with lance and basket. . A mirror and keys hang from her girdle. Chromolithograph from Hefner-Alteneck's Costumes, Artworks and Appliances from the Middle Ages to the 17th Century, Frankfurt, 1889. Illustration by Dr. Jakob Heinrich von Hefner-Alteneck, after an original by Peter Breughel the Younger, lithographed by CR, and published by Heinrich Keller. Dr. Hefner-Alteneck (1811 - 1903) was a German curator, archaeologist, art historian, illustrator and etcher.
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