SIA2012-3051 and SIA2012-3052 and SIA2012-3053 and SIA2012-3054 and SIA2012-3055 and SIA2012-3056 and SIA2012-3057 and SIA2012-3058 and SIA2012-3059 and SIA2012-3060 and SIA2012-3061 and SIA2012-3062 and SIA2012-3063 and SIA2012-3064 and SIA2012-3065
Includes notes; abstracts from letters of Commodore Jesse D. Elliott to the National Institute; Admiral A. Harwood to Joseph Henry; andH. D. Gregory to William J. Rhees; and a letter probably from Casanowicz to William Henry Holmes, March 27, 1916.
Biographical / Historical:
The sarcophagus was obtained in 1839 at Beirut by Commander J. D. Elliott (whose flag ship was the Constitution). It was the container for the remains of the Roman Emperor Alexander Severus. It was intended for the remains of Andrew Jackson, but he declined its use.