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Burial Tablet

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Object Number:L-1033-10
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Inscription
Height: 11.4 cm
Length: 26.1 cm
Depth: 3.7 cm

Description

Rectangular tablet. Reverse: drilled holes clogged with dirt; legdes chiseled out around the holes. Latin inscription, 2 lines: PLOTIVS L L ACVTVS H S E. Translation: (Lucius) Plotius Acutus, freedman of Lucius (Plotius) lies buried here.

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Classical World - Roman World (15 Mar 2003) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Rolfe, John C. 1915. The Latin Department's Collection of Antiquities.. Old Penn. Vol. XIII. pg. 873-877 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 875, no. 7View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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