Roman Sarcophagus Fragment Portraying an Aethiopian & Maenad

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Arienne King
by Unknown
published on 23 January 2018

This fragment from the upper right corner of a sarcophagus portrays the head of a male Aethiopian (African) youth and a maenad. The piece dates to around the early 3rd Century CE and is a part of the Roman Sarcophagi Collection at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York.

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Unknown, . (2018, January 23). Roman Sarcophagus Fragment Portraying an Aethiopian & Maenad. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7961/roman-sarcophagus-fragment-portraying-an-aethiopia/

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Unknown, . "Roman Sarcophagus Fragment Portraying an Aethiopian & Maenad." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified January 23, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/7961/roman-sarcophagus-fragment-portraying-an-aethiopia/.

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Unknown, . "Roman Sarcophagus Fragment Portraying an Aethiopian & Maenad." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 23 Jan 2018. Web. 09 Feb 2023.

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