Sarcophagus from the Imperial Cemetery

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Sarcophagus from the Imperial Cemetery (1).JPG
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Istanbul Archaeological Museum
Park İçi Yolu İstanbul 34122 TR

Sarcophagus – from the imperial cemetery beside the Church of the Holy Apostles. Period: Early Byzantine; circa: early 5th century. Material: Marble, Findspot: Sariguzel/Fatih – Istanbul.

In the Istanbul Archaeological Museum collections, there are rich and very important works of art belonging to various civilizations from the regions from Africa to Balkans , from Anatolia and Mesopotamia to Arab Peninsula and Afghanistan that were in the borders of the Ottoman Empire.

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