Stele with Epitaph from Roman Dacia (Romania)

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Illustration

Karen Barrett-Wilt
by UBB contrib
published on 22 August 2014

A Roman stele with an epitaph from the ancient town of Potaissa in Dacia (present-day Turda, Romania). It was made between c.151-270 CE.

Height: 205 cm (80.7 in)
Width: 77 cm (30.3 in)
Depth: 17 cm (6.7 in)

Transcription:
Valeria Dulae / vix(it) an(nos) XXI ITTV/IVN pos(uit) Volus(ius) / Ti(t)ianus coniugi pie[—-] / [—-] b(ene) m(erenti)

Majuscule:
VALERIA DVLAE
VIX AN XXI ITTV
IVN POS VOLVS
TIIANVS CONIVGI PIE []
[] B M

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