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Anthropoid Sarcophagi from Sidon

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Carole Raddato
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published on 15 February 2021
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Phoenician anthropoid sarcophagi from Sidon (modern-day Lebanon), beautifully carved in white marble from Greece. The sarcophagi consist of a hollowed lower box covered by a lid that slightly conveys the contours of the upper body and the legs. 5th century BCE. National Museum of Beirut.

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Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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Raddato, C. (2021, February 15). Anthropoid Sarcophagi from Sidon. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/13440/

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Raddato, Carole. "Anthropoid Sarcophagi from Sidon." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 15, 2021. https://www.ancient.eu/image/13440/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Anthropoid Sarcophagi from Sidon." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 Feb 2021. Web. 04 Mar 2021.

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