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White marble funerary altar of young freedwoman Giulia Grafide

unknownI sec. d.C.

Civic Museums of Reggio Emilia

Civic Museums of Reggio Emilia

Funerary altar of young freedwoman Giulia Grafide dedicated to her by the imperial judge (seviro) Quinto Giulio Alessandro and Vaccia Giustina.
On the top of the monument two pinecones with a rose in the middle are sculpted, maybe a symbol of life cut down in the flower of its youth

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  • Title: White marble funerary altar of young freedwoman Giulia Grafide
  • Creator: unknown
  • Date: I sec. d.C.
  • Photographer: Carlo Vannini
  • Provenance: Comune di Reggio Emilia, Musei Civici di Reggio Emilia
  • Type: Archaeological finding

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