Funerary stele containing a portrait busts and a scene of shipbuilding. Detail.

Limestone. Late 2nd century CE.
Inv. No. 7.

Ravenna, National Museum
(Museo nazionale di Ravenna)

Description:
CIL XI 139, ILS 7725:

P(ublius) Longidienus P(ubli) f(ilius) Cam(ilia) / faber navalis se vivo constit/uit et Longidienae P(ubli) l(ibertae) Stactini // P(ublius) Longidienus P(ubli) l(ibertus) Rufio / P(ublius) Longidienus P(ubli) l(ibertus) P(h)iladespotus / inpensam patrono dederunt // P(ublius) Longidienus / P(ubli) f(ilius) ad onus / properat

Credits:
2005. Photo: Constable N. Historical atlas of Ancient Rome. Mercury Books, London, 2005. P. 173.
1998. Text: Valavanis P., Petrakos V., Delivorrias A. Great Moments in Greek Archaeology. The J. Paul Getty Museum, Los Angeles, 2007. P. 302, ill. 2.

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THE GALLERY OF ANCIENT ART
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HISTORY OF ANCIENT ROME