Sarcophagus of a child with a double-sloping lid and a funerary inscription in tabula ansata.

Marble. 2ndó3rd cent. CE.

Ostia, Archaeological Museum
(Museo archeologico ostiense)

Origin:
Ostia.
Description:
D(is) M(anibus) / C(aio) Staio Victori / qui vixit anno uno et / m(ensibus) X dieb(us) XI C(aius) Staius Pris / cus et Staia Nysias filio / dulcissimo fecerunt
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.

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