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Sarcophagus of Marcia Romania Celsa: Orante

The orante, representing the deceased woman, with hands lifted in prayer and accompanied by two apostles. Above is part of the Latin epitaph written by her husband. Sarcophagus of Marcia Romania Celsa, white marble, c.330-35. Discovered at Trinquetaille in 1974. Inv. 74002/6. Musee de l'Arles Antique, Arles, France.

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