Column with Egyptising reliefs

Colonna con rilievi egittizzanti
Author: 
Type: 
Elemento architettonico
Year: 
Beginning of imperial age
Material and technique: 
Granite
Size: 
cm 470
Origin: 
From Rome, Iseum of Campus Martius
Inventory: 
inv. MC0013
Collection: 

Masterpieces of the hall

The hall

Palazzo Nuovo - Cortile

The large central niche in the end wall features a large fountain with the colossal statue of a River god, known as Marforio. 
The three large grey granite pillars with a relief frieze portraying Egyptian high priests originate from the sanctuary of Isis and Serapis in the Campus Martius. 

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