Photo Credit: photo: R. Lee
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Remains of Ancient Buildings among Which Stands the Sepulchral Urn of Marcus Agrippa Made Entirely of Porphyry, Which Serves Today as the Tomb of Clement XII… (Vestiggi d’antichi Edifici fra i quali evvi l’Urna Sepolcrale tutta d’un pezzo…)1743
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)
- urns - Large or decorative vessels, especially ones with an ornamental foot or pedestal, that usually have a mouth that is smaller than the body, and which often have two side handles.
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