Sarcophagus of the Spouses (Rome)

Sarcophagus of the Spouses (or Sarcophagus with Reclining Couple), from the Banditaccia necropolis, Cerveteri, Italy, c. 520 B.C.E., painted terracotta, 3′ 9 1/2″  x 6′ 7″ (Museo Nazionale di Villa Giulia, Rome)

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Cite this page as: Dr. Steven Zucker and Dr. Beth Harris, "Sarcophagus of the Spouses (Rome)," in Smarthistory, August 9, 2015, accessed May 25, 2022,