Funerary Inscription / Marble / Pigment

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Object Identifier
0000.00.0852
Object Name
Funerary Inscription
Object Type
Funerary inscriptions
Materials
Marble
Pigment
Width
5.61 cm
Height
18.3 cm
Thickness
5.8 cm
Pierced
no
Inscribed
yes
Artifact Obverse Inscription
MANT M F CRESCENS M(arcus) Ant(onius) Marcus) F(ilius) Crescens
VIXS AN XIII vixs(it) an(nis) XIII
Full Artifact Description
Flat grave marker, highly polished, letter forms quite elegant and cleanly cut, some shading, guiselines. NB vixs for vixit, NT ligature in line 1. Back very rough, Some stainiung from ancient iron Brackets.
Subjects
undecorated
Production Site
site
Countermark
no
Language
Latin
Inscription Obverse Text
MANT M F CRESCENS M(arcus) Ant(onius) Marcus) F(ilius) Crescens
VIXS AN XIII vixs(it) an(nis) XIII
Publication Title
Some New Inscriptions from Puteoli, Bauae, Misenum and Cumae
American Journal of Archaeology
Publication Author
Dennison, W.
Publication Year
1898
Type Category
Inscription

Technical Details

Record
0000.00.0852
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.0852/0000_00_0852p02.tif

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"Funerary Inscription; Marble; Pigment". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.0852/0000_00_0852p02.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 16, 2022.