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'.

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