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Roman tombstone from the Late Empire

  • 'Roman tombstone from the Late Empire'. ARQUA, Cartagena © Ministerio de Cultura

    'Roman tombstone from the Late Empire'. ARQUA, Cartagena © Ministerio de Cultura

     
  

Category

Sculpture

Date

Second half of the 1st century A.D.

Cultural background

Roman

Original title

Lápida romana altoimperial

Carthago Nova: Roman port

Roman epigraph from the 1st century B.C. commemorating the participation and financing provided by a number of citizens for building a harbour structure in Cartagena.

It is a parallelepiped block of grey limestone, with a rough-hewn surface made with a pointer, except for the main face, with the text in Latin, which has a polished surface.

Details of the work

Origin
Concepción Castle (Cartagena)

Object
Tombstone

Dimensions
Height = 88 cm; Width = 38 cm; Depth = 39 cm

Technique
Rough hewn, Carved, Worked

Material
Grey limestone

  

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