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Altar of the Scribes

Baths of Diocletian

Baths of Diocletian
Roma, Italy

Marble funerary altar dedicated by Quintus Fulvius Eunus to his two sons, Quintus Fulvius Priscus and Quintus Fulvius Faustus, both scribes. In the upper part of the altar, containing the ashes of the two deceased, a man is drawing up some documents stacked on a table; in the lower scene, below the inscription, a crowd of people, the beneficiaries of the provision just drew up, greets him with gratitude. 1st century AD.

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  • Title: Altar of the Scribes

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