Epitaph of Marcus Iunius SilanusInscription on a slab that covered a cinerarium. Rome, Tomb of the Scipios Photo by Ilya Shurygin
Inscription on a slab that covered a cinerarium.
Rome, Tomb of the Scipios
A niche covered with the slab was excavated in 18 century and was rediscovered in 1926.
CIL 06, 1439
Marcus Iunius Silanus Lutatius Catulus, son of Decimus Silanus, grandson Gaetulic, great grandson of Cossus, decemvir for judging of litigation, leaping priest of Mars by the porta Collina, he lived twenty years and nine months.
Keywords: via Appia Antica Tomb of the Scipios hypogeum hypogaeum Sepulcrum Scipionum Sepolcro degli Scipioni Marcus Iunius Silanus Lutatius Catulus g287 Decimi Silani filius Gaetulici nepos Cossi pronepos Lutatius Catulus Xvir stlitibus iudicandis salius Collinus vixit annis XX mensibus VIIII CIL VI 1439