Sarcophagus of Crepereia Tryphaena

Funerary monument and ornaments
150-160 AD.
Material and technique: 
Proconnesian marble
Rome, Prati neighbourhood – excavation of foundations of the Palace of Justice (1889)
AC 459

The front of the sarcophagus is decorated with a series of continuous strigilations. The left short end shows the deceased reclining on a kline: she is mourned by two weeping figures, possibly her parents.

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Sala Colonne - Particolare della bambola del corredo di Crepereia Tryphaena

Sarcophagus and grave goods of Crepereia Tryphaena