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Funerary Altar of M. Ogulnius Iustus
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Funerary Altar of M. Ogulnius Iustus


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This marble funeral stele is inscribed. In the right end is a ring, in the left a vase, unfinished. There is a clamp hole in each end near the top. The base and the top do not belong to the stele.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
2/05/1992Treatmentcleaned
Exhibitions
  • Medieval Writing and Calligraphy. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1993-1994.
Provenance First reported by Fabretti in 1699 near the second milestone on the Via Appia, Rome; Villa Carpegna, Rome, by 1699; Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] D M / M. OGVLNIO / IVSTO. FILIO / PIENTISSIMO / VIX. ANN. XV. MENS II. D. XXII / M. OGVLNIVS / IVSTVS. PATER / ET. SIBI. FECIT. [CIL VI 23414]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902

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Creator
Period
1st century CE (Roman Imperial)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.16
Measurements
H: 44 1/2 x W: 26 3/16 x D: 21 15/16 in. (113 x 66.5 x 55.7 cm); H without base and top: 25 11/16 x W: 10 7/16 x D: 18 in. (65.3 x 26.5 x 45.7 cm)
Geographies
  • Roman Empire (Place of Origin)
  • Italy, Roman Empire, Rome (Place of Discovery)
Location Within Museum
Not On View

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