Grave monument of M. Carienius Venustus - ROM2012_13046_1

ROM2012_13046_1

Grave monument of M. Carienius Venustus

Medium:Marble
Geography: Italy
Date: about 80-100 AD
Period: Late Flavian to early Trajanic, Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
87.5 x 54.1 x 30 cm
Object number: 930.16.4
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome: L1 panel for the gallery of Rome
Description

Grave Monument of M. Carienius Venustus

This is a monument to a young Roman boy, M. Carlienius Venustus, who lived only eight years and ten months. A portrait of him is carved within the arched niche near the top. His hairstyle, with a thick lock brushed over the forehead, helps to date the monument to the late Flavian / early Trajanic period at the end of the 1st century AD.

Collection:
Roman World
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