Tablet. (A. Caecina Faustus)

Roman


Dimensions

Legacy dimension: 0.315 x 0.235

Accession Number

88.632

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Inscribed:

A(ulus) Caecina / Peregrinus fecit / A(ulo) Caecinae Faústo / filio suo / carissimo vix(it) ann(os) XXII/ menses II dies XXII

Aulus Caecina Peregrinus made (this) for Aulus Caecina Faustus, his most beloved son, (who) lived twenty-two years, two months, and twenty-two days

Provenance

By 1888: with R. Lanciani; purchased by MFA from R. Lanciani, 1888, for $493.92 (this figure is the total price of MFA 88.538–88.644 and 89.9–89.31)

Credit Line

Benjamin Pierce Cheney Donation