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Tomba de' Maccabei.

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Tomba de' Maccabei.
Sasso, Giovanni Antonio (Etcher)

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Tombs -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1823 - 1838
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Content: Tomb of the "Holy Maccabees" whose martydom is described in 2 Maccabees 7. According to Josephus, Simon erected this tomb for his brothers. It was made of white and polished marble and featured seven pyramids to commemorate the brothers, along with sculptures of ships.
Content: Written on border: "Tomb of the maccabees, Palestine : Reconstruction early 1800s"
Source note: From
Physical Description
Copper plate etching with stipple, hand colored.
Extent: 1 print : col. ; image 11 x 17 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00d31800-c5c0-012f-3836-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
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Item timeline of events

  • 1823: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2016: Found by you!
  • 2017

MLA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomba de' Maccabei." The New York Public Library Digital Collections. 1823 - 1838. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Chicago/Turabian Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomba de' Maccabei." New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed October 25, 2016. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

Art and Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. (1823 - 1838). Tomba de' Maccabei. Retrieved from http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

Wikipedia Citation

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Tomba de' Maccabei.