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Burial Tablet

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Object Number:L-1033-58
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
Height: 11.8 cm
Length: 30 cm
Depth: 2.6 cm

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:

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. 1View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Catalogue, Exhibition] Turfa, Jean M., and Romano, Irene B., and Brownlee, Ann B., and White, Donald J. 2002. Guide to the Etruscan and Roman Worlds at the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 84, no. 124View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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