Exploring the Licinian Tomb

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Thursday, January 30, 2020, 6:30–7:15 p.m.

Roman tombs of the 1st and 2nd centuries were often monuments to the families that owned them and were filled with statues as well as burials. Join Lisa Anderson-Zhu, Associate Curator, Art of the Mediterranean, 5th millennium BCE to 4th century CE, for an exploration of the original context, decoration, and occupants of the so-called “Licinian Tomb,” where the seven Roman sarcophagi now at the Walters were found in the 19th century.