Tomb of the Scipios (Sepolcro della famiglia de’ Scipioni)
Photo Credit: photo: R. Lee
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Tomb of the Scipios (Sepolcro della famiglia de’ Scipioni)1748
136 x 273 mm (5.4 x 10.7 in.)
Giovanni Battista Piranesi, Italian, (1720–1778)
- architecture - Art or science of designing and building structures, especially habitable structures, in accordance with principles determined by aesthetic and practical or material considerations. Refers also to the structures created. [November 1994 related term added. October 1990 alternate term added.]
- graves - Excavations in the earth used for burial; for constructions raised over or around burial sites, use "tombs." [April 1993 related term added.]
- Italy - TGN 1000080
- Rome - TGN 7000874 (standard English name used here for this well-known city)
- plate Dimensions: 136 x 273 mm (5.4 x 10.7 in.)
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