Roman Commomerative Slab Fragment from Cappuck

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 27 November 2015
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Roman society was literate, and like other literate societies, it liked to mark events and honor achievements with memorial stones or commemorative slabs. This commomerative slab fragment might have been originally painted for extra-decoration. From Cappuck, Scotland, 2nd century CE. (National Museum of Scotland, Edinburgh, UK)

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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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Amin, O. S. M. (2015, November 27). Roman Commomerative Slab Fragment from Cappuck. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4241/roman-commomerative-slab-fragment-from-cappuck/

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Roman Commomerative Slab Fragment from Cappuck." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 27, 2015. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4241/roman-commomerative-slab-fragment-from-cappuck/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Roman Commomerative Slab Fragment from Cappuck." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 27 Nov 2015. Web. 28 Oct 2021.