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Scene of transporting an amphora

Plaster cast of the original (1st century A.D.)
c. 1930
Rome, Museo della Civiltą Romana
Inv. M.C.R. 3525


This relief carving served as signboard for the makers of sacci vinarii (wine sacks), and was originally walled into the corner pillar of the building they occupied in Pompeii.