A curse tablet (tabella defixionis) with a curse against Caecilia Prima — line-drawing of the text and a zoomed part of side B
Lead. Second half of the 1st cent. CE.
12,8 × 17,5 cm.
Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of DiocletianPhoto by Ilya Shurygin

A curse tablet (tabella defixionis) with a curse against Caecilia Prima — line-drawing of the text and a zoomed part of side B.

Lead. Second half of the 1st cent. CE.
12,8 × 17,5 cm.

Rome, Roman National Museum, Baths of Diocletian
(Museo nazionale romano, Terme di Diocleziano)

Origin:
Rome, 2003, via Benedetto Bompiani.
Credits:
© 2015. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Line-drawing of the text: Bevilacqua G., Colacicchi O. 2009. Una nuova defixio latina dalla via Ostiense. Notizie degli scavi di antichità, Ser. IX — Vol. XVII—XVIII, 2006—2007, 303—349. Roma: Bardi editore.

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