Description This inscription records a vow to Terra Mater (Earth Mother) made by Aurelia Flavia Iuliana. On the right side is a relief depiction of a patera (offering dish), and on the left a vase. The back is cut off, and the base and top are unfinished.
- World of Wonder. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1971-1972.
Provenance First recorded by Joseph Marie de Suarès in 1662 near the church of S. Cesario, Rome; Villa Carpegna, Rome, by 1699; Don Marcello Massarenti Collection, Rome [date and mode of acquisition unknown] [no. 53 (?)]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1902, by purchase; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] DEAE. SANCTIS./SIMAE . TER/RAE . MATRI . / AVRELIA. FLA/VIA IVLIA.NA / C. F . VOTVM / SOLVIT. [CIL VI 771]
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters with the Massarenti Collection, 1902
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