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Marble funerary inscription

Period:
Mid Imperial
Date:
2nd–3rd century A.D.
Culture:
Roman
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 9 3/4 x 12 3/4 x 1 1/4 in. (24.8 x 32.4 x 3.2 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Museum Accession
Accession Number:
X.248.4
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The Latin inscription records that the plaque was set up by Lucia Papiria for her mother Carisia Maxima who died aged eighty.
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