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Inscription of a sundial

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Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona (MNAT)

Museu Nacional Arqueològic de Tarragona (MNAT)

Inscription to accompany with the sundial (“horilegium” or “horologium”) that Quintus Murrius Thales donated to the “collegium fabrum” of Tarraco, the seat of the construction workers guild.

Q(uintus) Murrius
Thales
horilegium (sic)
col(egio) fabr(um) d(ono) d(edit).

“Quintus Murrius Thales gives as a gift a sundial to the artisans’ guild."

CIL II2 14-3, 1272 = RIT 435

Inventory number: MNAT 694

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  • Title: Inscription of a sundial
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Location: Tarraco
  • Physical Dimensions: 23 x 26.5 x 17 cm
  • Type: Pedestal
  • Medium: Local stone (Santa Tecla)

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