Epitaph of Cornelia Gaetulica
Inscription on a slab that covered a cinerarium. Rome, Tomb of the Scipios Photo by Ilya Shurygin

Epitaph of Cornelia Gaetulica.

Inscription on a slab that covered a cinerarium.

Rome, Tomb of the Scipios

Origin:
A niche covered with the slab was excavated in 18th century, and was rediscovered in 1926.
Description:
CIL VI 1392 = CIL VI 31643 = ILS 958
Cornelia / Gaetulici f(ilia) / Gaetulica
Cornelia Gaetulica, the daughter of Gaetulicus.

Original of the slab is presented in Vatican Museums. In situ in the Tomb of the Scipios a copy is installed.

Credits:
2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
2009. Translation from Latin: Olga Lyubimova.

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Keywords: via Appia Antica Tomb of the Scipios hypogeum hypogaeum Sepulcrum Scipionum Sepolcro degli Scipioni funerary inscription epitaph Cornelia Gaetulici filia Gaetulica CIL VI 1392 CIL VI 31643 ILS 958
History of Ancient Rome