Latin Inscription / Marble / Plaster or mortar / Pigment

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Record Details

Object Identifier
0000.00.1048
Object Name
Latin Inscription
Object Type
Inscriptions on stone
Length
3.3;
Width
31.5;
Height
57.0;
Thickness
;
Weight
;too heavy to weigh
Pierced
no
Inscribed
yes
Artifact Obverse Inscription
DM D(is) M(anibus)
M VLPI M F P N M(arci) Vlpi M(arci) f(ilii) P(ublii N(epotis
TERTVLLI tertulli
VIX ANN XVIII MENSI DIEXV vix(it) ann(is) XVIII mens(ibus) I die(bus) XV
VLPIVS VLpius
PVIEOLANVS Puteolanus
FILIO DULCISSIMO filio dulcissimo
Full Artifact Description
Coarse grained white marble. Large rectangular grave marker; even capitals carefully cut with some rusticationm undulating or hooked serifs, many curvilinear elements, including rounded V , lines 4 and 6. Inscription framed by inset cyma reversa, surmounted by pediment with cyma reversa and small, stylized patera. Chipped at edges.
Gazda: Inscription. Marble.
Verbatim Date
mid - 2nd C AD
Production Site
site
Countermark
no
Inscription Obverse Text
DM D(is) M(anibus)
M VLPI M F P N M(arci) Vlpi M(arci) f(ilii) P(ublii N(epotis
TERTVLLI tertulli
VIX ANN XVIII MENSI DIEXV vix(it) ann(is) XVIII mens(ibus) I die(bus) XV
VLPIVS VLpius
PVIEOLANVS Puteolanus
FILIO DULCISSIMO filio dulcissimo
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
0000.00.1048
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.1048/0000_00_1048p02.tif

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"Latin Inscription; Marble; Plaster or mortar; Pigment". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.1048/0000_00_1048p02.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed August 16, 2022.