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Basin (Vessel)

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Object Number:L-1033-59
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Inscription
Leaf
Height: 6.2 cm
Length: 23.2 cm
Depth: 21.2 cm

Description

Libation cover. Circular depressed basin in center with Latin inscription on 3 sides. Four holes drilled through to reverse. Reverse: cylindrical depression cut so that holes are in center; triangular nitch and rounded ledge carved at either end of the depression. Inscription reads: NIMONIAE D M CRVSTINAE = To the divine shades of Nemonia Crustina. A leaf is carved between the D and M.

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. 874, no. 3View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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