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Bronze plaque

Period:
Late Imperial
Date:
ca. A.D. 247
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Bronze
Dimensions:
H.: 4 x 5 in. (10.2 x 12.7 cm)
Classification:
Bronzes
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1923
Accession Number:
23.160.50
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 168
The inscription names a senior Vestal Virgin, Flavia Publicia, and may be a grant of exemption to a horse or bull from use in harness for pulling a cart or plough.
Richter, Gisela M. A. 1924. "Inscriptions in the Classical Collection." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19 (7): pp. 166-7, fig. 3.

Lightfoot, Christopher S. 2014. Ennion: Master of Roman Glass. p. 27, fig. 16, p. 28, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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