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Burial Tablet

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Object Number:L-1033-11
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: 12.25 cm
Length: 15 cm
Thickness: 2 cm

Description

Rectangular tablet. Double border around the outside. Latin inscription run over the border at proper left; 3 lines: D M FLAVIA IRENE FECIT SIBI ET T FLAVIO CASTORICON. Translation: To the divine shades. Flavia Irene made (this monument) for herself and for Titus Flavius Castor, her husband.

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. 12View Objects related to this Actual Citation

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