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Basin (Vessel)

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Object Number:L-1033-3
Current Location: Rome Gallery
Currently On Display
Culture:Roman
Provenience: Mediterranean
Period: Roman Period
Section:Mediterranean
Materials:Marble (Stone)
Technique:Inscribed
Iconography:Inscription
Height: 25.1 cm
Length: 21.3 cm
Depth: 3.5 cm

Description

Libation cover; fragmentary - proper left edge missing. Latin inscription -5 lines- on proper right. Circular depressed bowl at proper left. Six holes drilled through the bowl to reverse. Circular inscribed border around bowl. Reads: D (m) CORNELIA FE(cit) CRES(centi) BENEM. Translation: To the divine shades. Cornelia made (this monument) to Crescens, well-deserving.

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. 877, no. 19View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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