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Names
Sasso, Giovanni Antonio (Etcher)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Tombs -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1823 - 1838
Library locations
Art and Picture Collection
Topics
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Maccabees
Genres
Reconstructions
Notes
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
Form: Etchings ( Library of Congress Thesaurus for Graphic Materials )
Note: Copper plate etching with stipple, hand colored.Physical details
Extent: 1 print : col. ; image 11 x 17 cm.
Type of Resource
Still image
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
UUID: 00d31800-c5c0-012f-3836-58d385a7bc34

Item timeline of events

  • 1823: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2015: Found by you!
  • 2016

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 May 29, 2015. 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.