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Burial Tablet

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Object Number:L-1033-61
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (uncertain) (Stone)
Limestone (uncertain)
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Inscription
Height: 32.7 cm
Length: 25.2 cm
Depth: 2.7 cm

Description

Rectangluar tablet; bottom edge cut on angle. Latin inscription -3 lines- carved on upper half: M MARCIO ADRASTO PATRI OPTIMO = To Marcus Marcius Adrastus, the best of fathers.

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. 11View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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