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A Roman Marble Funerary Plaque inscribed for Gaius and Julia, probably Gallo-Roman, circa 2nd/3rd Century A.D.

UK: Greenford Park Warehouse

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,500 GBP

A Roman Marble Funerary Plaque inscribed for Gaius and Julia, probably Gallo-Roman, circa 2nd/3rd Century A.D.

A Roman Marble Funerary Plaque inscribed for Gaius and Julia, probably Gallo-Roman, circa 2nd/3rd Century A.D.

Estimate:

1,500

to
- 2,500 GBP

Lot sold:

2,772

GBP

A Roman Marble Funerary Plaque inscribed for Gaius and Julia, probably Gallo-Roman

circa 2nd/3rd Century A.D.


engraved with six lines of Latin inscription reading G(aius) Iulius Lucinus / ann(orum) XIII / et / Iulia Honorata / ann(orum) II / h(ic) s(epulti) s(unt) ("Gaius Iulius Lucinus, thirteen years old, and Julia Honorata, two years old, are buried here") interspersed with two ivy leaves, the figures of the brother and sister carved below in sunk relief; no restorations.

25 by 39 by 4 cm.

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private collection, Paris, 1980s
acquired at auction at Drouot, Paris, in February 2012