The Sarcophagus of Fyrmus

Museo Pio Cristiano, The Vatican

An inscription along top margin reads Fyrmus dulcis anima sanct[a], which one scholar considers a Christian comment. The sheep and fisherman could also be accounted Christian symbols, although pagan sarcophagi also often feature pastoral scenes.

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Photographed at the museum by Richard Stracke, shared under Attribution-NonCommercial-ShareAlike license.