A Roman marble columbarium panel
Lot 335*
A Roman marble columbarium panel
Sold for £9,375 (US$ 15,748) inc. premium
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A Roman marble columbarium panel
Circa 1st Century A.D.
The rectangular memorial tablet inscribed with three lines of Latin text 'to Secundio Caelia's sumptuarius (who lived) twenty-five years. Philema the vestispica (put this up) to her brother', bordered with a wavy line, an iron rivet to the right side, 11in (28.2cm) long


  • Provenance:
    Victor Gulotta Collection, Massachusetts. Acquired in 2005.
    Lowther Castle Collection, Penrith, Cumbria, England, formed in the 19th Century.

    Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum, volume VI, 'Inscriptiones urbis Romae Latinae', 1974, no. 9912.
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