Limestone sarcophagus belonging with the anthropoid lid 1894,11-1.448; trapezoidal box with straight sides on four rectangular legs (the back ones are damaged), with an apsidal end; made of rough, scaly limestone, locally quarried, with clear signs of chiselling on the surface.

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  • Title: sarcophagus
  • Date Created: -500/-400
  • Physical Dimensions: Length: 191.00cm; Height: 45.00cm; Width: 58.00cm (max)
  • External Link: British Museum collection online
  • Registration number: 1894,1101.449
  • Production place: Made in Cyprus
  • Place: Excavated/Findspot Amathus
  • Period/culture: Cypro-Classical I; Cypro-Archaic II
  • Material: limestone
  • Copyright: Photo: © Trustees of the British Museum
  • Acquisition: Excavated by Turner Bequest Excavations, Amathus. Funded by Turner, Emma Tourner