University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
Object Number: L-1033-58
Current Location: Collections storage
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Inscription
Credit Line:Loaned by the Department of Classical Studies, University of Pennsylvania

Description

Rectangular tablet. Inscribed triangles in each corner. Faintly inscribed border on proper l. and r. connects the inside points of the triangles; borders flanks inscription. One hole drilled on each side between borders, containing remains of iron nails; red discoloration around nails. Latin inscription - 3 lines: C CATILIVS C L PRIMUS CATILIA C L PRIMA = Gaius Catilius Primus, freedman of Gaius (Catilius); Catilia Prima, freedwoman of Gaius (Catilius) (lie here).


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Roman World (15 Mar 2003)View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Book] Rolfe, John C. 1915. The Latin Department's Collection of Antiquities. XIII. 873-877. : Page/Fig./Plate: pg. 874, no. 1View Objects cited in this Publication
[Catalogue, Exhibition] White, Donald, et al. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 84, no. 124View Objects cited in this Publication

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