Base of the state of Flavia Publicia Virgo Vestalis Maxima.

Honorary inscription.
Mid-3rd century CE.

Rome, Roman Forum, Atrium Vestae

Description:
CIL VI 32417

Flaviae Publiciae / v(irgini) V(estali) max(imae) / sanctissimae / ac religiosissimae / M(arcus) Aurelius Hermes / ob eximiam eius / erga se benivolentiam / praestantiamque

To Flavia Publicia, the senior Vestal Virgin, the holiest and devoutest, from Marcus Aurelius Hermes, for her exceptional benevolence toward him and excellence.

Credits:
(ρρ) 2011. Photo: Olga Lyubimova (CC BY-SA 4.0).
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Keywords: marble statue Virgo Vestalis Maxima vestal priestess of Vesta honorary inscription Flavia Publicia Marcus Aurelius Hermes CIL VI 32417 Flaviae Publiciae virgini Vestali maximae sanctissimae ac religiosissimae Marcus Aurelius Hermes ob eximiam eius erga se benivolentiam praestantiamque
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