Burial Tablet


Location: On Display in the Rome Gallery

From: Mediterranean

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number L-1033-10
Current Location Rome Gallery - On Display
Culture Roman
Provenience Mediterranean
Period Roman Period
Section Mediterranean
Materials Marble (Stone)
Technique Inscribed
Iconography Inscription

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.

Height 11.4 cm
Length 26.1 cm
Depth 3.7 cm

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