Roman tombstone of a young girl called Marciana

Roman tombstone of a young girl called Marciana
3 0 c m
40cm
actual image size: 31cm x 22cm

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Roman tombstone with carving of a young girl's bust. This is the tombstone of Marciana. The tomstone has an inscription beneath Marciana's bust and a D M on the border of the stone. The original inscription reads: [..]EMORIAE | [..] TVITATI | [..] MARCIANAE | [..]IT ANN X | [..] AVREL | [..]EC C | [..] | [..]RTI | [..]VS F C. and can be "translated as: 'To the spirits of the departed (and to) the everlasting memory of ... Marciana who lived 10 years ... months and ... days, Aurelius ... had this set up'.

Image Details

Date
 
43 AD - 410 AD
Image Number
 
000885

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