Sarcophagus of Roman Emperor
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This etching features the ornate sarcophagus of the Roman Emperor Severus Alexander (who reigned from 222 to 235 AD).
The sarcophagus of Roman Emperor Severus Alexander which Commodore J. D. Elliott, United States Navy had brought to America. Commodore Elliott offered this sarcophagus to Andrew Jackson as a coffin, but he graciously declined. This etching was provided through the courtesy of the Smithsonian Institution, Washington, D. C.
- Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956
- Digital Library of Tennessee
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- Tennessee State Library & Archives
- Jackson, Andrew, 1767-1845
Elliott, Jesse D. (Jesse Duncan), 1782-1845
Severus Alexander, Emperor of Rome, 208-235
- Washington (D.C.)
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- Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956. Sarcophagus of Roman Emperor. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/bernhardt/id/112. (Accessed January 22, 2019.)
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- Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956, Sarcophagus of Roman Emperor. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America, http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/bernhardt/id/112
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- Wall, Bernhardt, 1872-1956. Retrieved from the Digital Public Library of America <http://cdm15138.contentdm.oclc.org/cdm/ref/collection/bernhardt/id/112>.