Naval Inscription / Marble / Plaster or mortar / Pigment

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Record Details

Object Identifier
0000.00.0933
Object Name
Naval Inscription
Length
7.5;
Width
74.0;
Height
48.0;
Thickness
;
Weight
;too heavy to weigh
Pierced
no
Inscribed
yes
Artifact Obverse Inscription
DM D(is) M(anibus)
T FLAVI FIRMI T(iti) Flavi Firmi
OPTIONI IIII FOR optioni III For
TVNA NAT PANN tun nat(ione) Panno(nia)
VIX ANN XXXXV vix(it) ann(is) XXXXV
MIL ANN XXVI mil (itivit) ann (is) XXVI
A ELIVS VALERIA Aelius Valeria
NVS B M F nus b(ene) m(erenti) f (ecit)
Full Artifact Description
Multiple tomb marker, very neat and sharply cut monumental style lettering; the forms tend to be square and have very marked shading; serifs are thin and long, sometimes extended so much that they touch the following letter; framed by simple cyma reversa molding; letters run onto molding at right. Lower left corner broken, not mended. some encrustation and light scratching
Gazda: Inscription. Marble, pigment.
Production Site
site
Countermark
no
Language
Latin
Inscription Obverse Text
DM D(is) M(anibus)
T FLAVI FIRMI T(iti) Flavi Firmi
OPTIONI IIII FOR optioni III For
TVNA NAT PANN tun nat(ione) Panno(nia)
VIX ANN XXXXV vix(it) ann(is) XXXXV
MIL ANN XXVI mil (itivit) ann (is) XXVI
A ELIVS VALERIA Aelius Valeria
NVS B M F nus b(ene) m(erenti) f (ecit)
Exhibition Title
Upjohn Inscriptions
Exhibition Curator
Gazda, Elaine
Exhibition Year
2009
Publication Title
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum
Publication Year
0000
Type Category
Inscription

Technical Details

Record
0000.00.0933
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https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.0933/dscn1166.jpg

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"Naval Inscription; Marble; Plaster or mortar; Pigment". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.0933/dscn1166.jpg. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 18, 2022.