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The Pashley Sarcophagus, carved with the triumphal return of Dionysos

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An image of Funerary Equipment. Pashley Sarcophagus, with relief showing triumphal return of Dionysos. Carved Luna Marble, height 0.697 m, length 2.22 m, weight 1.4 tonne, width 0.67 m. 101-200 AD, Middle Roman Period. Find Spot: Arvi Crete Greek Islands.

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Funerary Equipment. Pashley Sarcophagus, with relief showing triumphal return of Dionysos. Carved Luna Marble, height 0.697 m, length 2.22 m, weight 1.4 tonne, width 0.67 m. 101-200 AD, Middle Roman Period. Find Spot: Arvi Crete Greek Islands.

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  • Accession Number: GR.1.1835
  • Photograph copyright © The Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
  • Aperture: f/25.0
  • Focal length: 44
  • Camera: Canon EOS-1Ds Mark II
  • Photographer name: Andrew Norman
  • Image height: 375 pixels
  • Image width: 1024 pixels
  • Processed with: Adobe Photoshop Lightroom 5.4 (Windows)
  • Filesize: 357.68kB
  • Exposure time: 1/60
  • ISO Speed: 200
  • Fnumber: 25/1
  • Captured: 2008:07:10 17:29:11

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