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Means by which the large blocks of travertine and marble were lifted during the construction of the large Tomb of Caecilia Metella, from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 3, tavola 53

Giovanni Battista Piranesipublished 1756–57

The Metropolitan Museum of Art

The Metropolitan Museum of Art
New York City, United States

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  • Title: Means by which the large blocks of travertine and marble were lifted during the construction of the large Tomb of Caecilia Metella, from Le Antichità Romane (Roman Antiquities), tome 3, tavola 53
  • Creator: Giovanni Battista Piranesi|Angelo Rotili
  • Date Created: published 1756–57
  • Physical Dimensions: Sheet: 21 1/4 x 30 5/16 in. (54 x 77 cm) Plate: 18 1/8 x 20 7/8 in. (46 x 53 cm)
  • Type: Albums Print Ornament & Architecture
  • External Link: http://www.metmuseum.org/art/collection/search/360365
  • Medium: Etching
  • Repository: Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, NY

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