Tombstone of the spouses and their daughter
Second half of the 1st century BCE.
153 × 80 × 36 cm. Letters 3—5 cm.
Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Archaeological Museum of ancient CapuaPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

Tombstone of the spouses and their daughter.

Second half of the 1st century BCE.
153 × 80 × 36 cm. Letters 3—5 cm.

Santa Maria Capua Vetere, Archaeological Museum of ancient Capua

Origin:
Via Appia, Capua-Caserta.
Description:
Top:

[Eg]natiae C(ai) l(ibertae) Helenae et / [3 Eg]natio C(ai) l(iberto) Hilaro / [3]i Tertiae filiae

To Egnatia Helena, freedwoman of Caius, and Egnatius Hilarus, freedman of Caius (and their) third daughter.

Bottom:

[Q]uo[quo versu(s) ---] in fr(onte) p(edes) [--- in] a[g(ro) p(edes) ---]

Of equal dimensions in both directions width […] feet, length […] feet.

Credits:
© 2012. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
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