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Title
Tomba de' Maccabei
Names
Sasso, Giovanni Antonio (Engraver)
Collection

Wonders: Images of the Ancient World

Tombs -- Ancient

Dates / Origin
Date Issued: 1823 - 1838
Library locations
The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection
Topics
Tombs & sepulchral monuments
Maccabees
Genres
Reconstructions
Notes
Source note: From Il costume antico e moderno, o, storia del governo, della milizia, della religione, delle arti, scienze ed usanze di tutti i popoli antichi e moderni. (Firenze : Batelli, 1823-1838) Ferrario, Giulio (1767-1847), Author.
Physical Description
Etchings
Stipple engravings
Hand coloring
Copper plate etching with stipple, hand colored.
Description
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."Tomb of the maccabees, Palestine : Reconstruction early 1800s"--written on border.
Type of Resource
Still image
Identifiers
Universal Unique Identifier (UUID): 00d31800-c5c0-012f-3836-58d385a7bc34
Rights Statement
The copyright and related rights status of this item has been reviewed by The New York Public Library, but we were unable to make a conclusive determination as to the copyright status of the item. You are free to use this Item in any way that is permitted by the copyright and related rights legislation that applies to your use.

Item timeline of events

  • 1823: Issued (Approximate)
  • 2013: Digitized
  • 2019: Found by you!
  • 2020

MLA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: Picture Collection, The New York Public Library. "Tomba de' Maccabei" New York Public Library Digital Collections. Accessed December 16, 2019. http://digitalcollections.nypl.org/items/510d47e4-0f2e-a3d9-e040-e00a18064a99

APA Format

The Miriam and Ira D. Wallach Division of Art, Prints and Photographs: 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