Funerary plaque with epitaph - 956.32.5_1_2015

956.32.5_1_2015

Funerary plaque with epitaph

Medium:Engraved marble, with Latin inscription
Geography: Excavated from columbaria along the Appian Way, Rome, Italy
Date: about 100-150 AD
Period: Roman Imperial period
Dimensions:
28.6 x 35.6 x 5.1 cm
Object number: 956.32.5
Not on view
Description

D(IS) M(ANIBVS) FLAVIAE FELICITATI CONIVGI B(ENE) M(ERENTI) F(ECIT) ET C. EGNATVLEIO FLAVIANO FILIO SVO C. EGNATVLEIVS SIBI ET SVIS L(IBERTIS) L(IBERTABVSQVE) POSTERISQVE EORVM ET C. TERENTIO FILETO P(ATRONO) ET L(IBERTIS) L(IBERTABVSQVE) EIVS

"To the departed spirits, Gaius Egnatuleius Filetus erected this, for Flavia Felicitas, his wife who well deserved it, and also for Gaius Egnatuleius Flavianus his son, on behalf of himself and his male and female freedmen and their descendents, and for Gaius Terentius Filetus, his patron, and his male an female freedmen."

J. Lunn (1958) ROM Bulletin No.27, p.20.

Collection:
Roman World
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