Container for an urn

Container for an urn

Verona

1. Technical data

  • Name: Container for a funerary urn
  • Author: Unknown
  • Building or production material: Marble
  • Origin: Found in Este, near Padua.

2. More information

Purpose or use: This cylindrical container was designed to contain the urn of the cremated remnants of Priamus, a town crier from around Este.

Description of their features: The inscriptions carved on the marble of the stone provide information about the use fo this object and who ordered it.

 

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