TITLE

The Baker, His Tomb, His Wife, and Her Breadbasket: The Monument of Eurysaces in Rome

AUTHOR(S)
Petersen, Lauren Hackworth
PUB. DATE
June 2003
SOURCE
Art Bulletin;Jun2003, Vol. 85 Issue 2, p230
SOURCE TYPE
Academic Journal
DOC. TYPE
Article
ABSTRACT
Studies the tomb of a Roman baker, a monument of Eurysaces rediscovered in 1838 in Rome. Inscriptions on the monument; Information on Eurysaces; Details on the remains and reconstruction of the tomb; Funerary portraits of ex-slaves in ancient Rome.
ACCESSION #
10024719

 

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