Cinerary urn of Marcus Ulpius Floridus with a scene of the Persephone’s abduction. Close-up.

Marble. Early 2nd cent. CE. Rome (?).
Inv. Com. 515.

Perugia, National Archaeological Museum of Umbria

Description:
CIL 06, 29198:

D(is) M(anibus) M(arco) Ulpio Aug(usti) lib(erto) / Florido patrono / optimo et bene / merenti / M(arcus) Ulp(ius) Phil<e=F>tus alumnu(s) / M(arcus) Ulp(ius) Telesphorus / Ulpia Paramone / liberti

Credits:
© 2009. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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Keywords: marble relief Roman ash urn funeral cinerary urn of Marcus Ulpius Floridus with a scene of the abduction of Proserpina Proserpine Kore Persephone Aides Hades Orcus trophy shield shields four-in-hand quadriga chariot wheel driver horse horses wing winged Eros Amor Cupid civil civic wreath from oak oaken leaf wreath with fillet corona lemniscata griffin gryphon griffins gryphons twisted column pillar base of leaf leafs Inv No Com 515 Dis Manibus Marco Ulpio Augusti liberto Florido patrono optimo et bene merenti Marcus Ulpius Philetus alumnus Marcus Ulpius Telesphorus Ulpia Paramone liberti CIL 06 VI 29198
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