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Baths of Diocletian, National Museum, Rome

Baths of Diocletian, National Museum, Rome: Objects

Busts of children

Seven marble busts of children, found in a range of sites and from a range of eras.

Sarcophagus of a Roman child

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http://chnm.gmu.edu/cyh/case-studies/51

Sarcophagus with statue of a reclining boy

This marble sarcophagus features a statute of a boy or young man reclining on a couch. He is wearing a toga and is holding a fruit, possibly an apple or fig.

Tomb of Maria Auxesis

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http://www2.cnr.edu/home/sas/araia/maria_auxesis.html

Tomb of Minucia Suavis

A marble altar, dating from the 1st century in Rome. It is dedicated to Minucia Suavis, daughter of Tiberius Claudius Suavis and wife of Publius Sextilius Campanus, who died at the age of 14.

For more information, go to: http://www2.cnr.edu/home/sas/araia/minucia.html

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