Funerary inscription / Marble / Pigment

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Object Identifier
0000.00.1110a
Object Name
Funerary inscription
Object Type
Funerary inscriptions
Materials
Marble
Pigment
Width
59.5 cm
Height
40.5 cm
Thickness
2.2 cm
Pierced
no
Inscribed
yes
Artifact Obverse Inscription
Aurelius Hospitianus (and ) Julius Serenus to Julia Dioscorous who lived 18 years, 6 days, well deserving (it), they erected (this).
Full Artifact Description
Coarse, grained, gray -green marble with bands of green schist. Flat grave marker with Latin inscription in Greek transliteration; fairly neat lettering, but no guidelines, or shading, back and 3 sides rough; top edge smooth, with groove at back --trace of projecting molding at base. Broken into three large pieces, not mended.
Subjects
undecorated
Production Site
site
Countermark
no
Language
Greek
Latin
Inscription Obverse Text
Aurelius Hospitianus (and ) Julius Serenus to Julia Dioscorous who lived 18 years, 6 days, well deserving (it), they erected (this).
Publication Title
Ins. Gr. Sic. et Ital.
Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum
Publication Year
0000
Type Category
Inscription

Technical Details

Record
0000.00.1110a
Link to this Item
https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.1110a/0000_00_1110p03.tif

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"Funerary inscription; Marble; Pigment". https://quod.lib.umich.edu/k/kelsey/x-0000.00.1110a/0000_00_1110p03.tif. University of Michigan Library Digital Collections. Accessed May 30, 2023.