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Inscribed marble plaque

Period:
Early Imperial
Date:
1st century A.D.
Culture:
Roman, Cypriot
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 5 3/4 x 7 7/8 x 1 11/16 in. (14.6 x 20 x 4.3 cm)
Classification:
Cesnola Inscriptions
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2442
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
A funerary inscription for a woman called Salaminia, the wife or daughter of Kotho Euios.
From Cyprus, said to be from Salamis

Cesnola, Luigi Palma di. 1903. A Descriptive Atlas of the Cesnola Collection of Cypriote Antiquities in the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, Vol. 3, Plates & Text 1–150. pl. CXLVII, 1, Boston: James R. Osgood and Company.

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1926, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 189, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

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