Porto Torres, Chiesa di San Gavino. sarcofago romano (III sec.)



Roman workshop


Sarcophagus with hences; in the centre of the front part there is a clipeo with a human figure wearing a pallio; under the clipeo there are two cornucopias; on the corners two male semi-naked figures are depicted. Over the lid is written "S. PRTVS".

Current Ownership

Church of Saint Gavino, Porto Torres

Chronology Specific

3rd c. AD (Late Roman Period)


Content Provider

University of Bologna

Original Collection

Giuseppe Bovini Archive

Content Rights