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Burial Tablet

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Object Number:L-1033-52
Current Location: Collections Storage
Culture:Imperial Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Imperial Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Inscription
Height: 18.5 cm
Length: 25.1 cm
Depth: 3.6 cm

Description

Rectangular burial tablet; broken on proper left; traces of red and yellow paint. Latin inscription - 6 lines; 3 faint inscribed guide lines per line of text: CLARENNA NATALIS FECIT SIBI ET C HERENN(ius) PROBO CONTVBE SVO ET LIBERTIS ET LIBERTIS LIBE POSTERISQUE E. Translation: Clarennia Natalis Made (this burial place) for herself and for Gaius Herennius Probus her mate and for her freedmen and freedwomen and their descendants.

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. 876, no. 15View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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