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Object Number: L-1033-60
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Date Made: 69-79 AD
Early Date: 69
Late Date: 79
Height: 7
Length: 37.5
Width: 14.5
Credit Line:Loaned by the Department of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania


Slightly squashed hollow lead fistula. Manufactured: poured into mold, then folded, smooth on all sides except seam, where very rough. Cut off smoothly at proper left and right; curled in upon itself at openings. Latin text reads: IM(p) (c)AES AVG VESPASIANI SVB CVRA CALLISTI AVG L PROC = (This is the pipe of) Imperator Caesar Augustus Vespasian, (made) under the supervision of Lucius Callistus, Proconsul for Augustus(?)

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition


[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 71, no. 104View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Rolfe, John C. 1915. The Latin Department's Collection of Antiquities. XIII. 873-877. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 877View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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