Itinerary B

[5]The pathos in the Sarcophagus of the Child

Observing the Sarcophagus of the Child means surrendering to the narrative present on its sides.
Through a skilful play of light and shadow on white marble, the sculptors have given the story an emotional appeal that leaves no for indifference: the face of the woman who leans over the body of the child, to caress his face, is full of emotion.