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  • Object type

  • Museum number


  • Description

    Stone block (stele) with Oscan inscription.

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 300BC-100BC
  • Production place

  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 41.91 centimetres
    • Width: 30.48 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

      • Inscription Language

      • Inscription Translation

        Vibius Popidius, son of Vibius, chief magistrate, had charge of this work and approved it.
  • Curator's comments

    See Rivista di Studi Pompeiani X, 1999, 210-212.

  • Location

    Not on display

  • Exhibition history

    2015, 26 May-2 Nov, Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale, Pompei el’Europa (1748-1943). Dalla Natura alla Storia

  • Conservation

    See treatments 

    Treatment date

    5 November 2012

    Reason for treatment

    Recent Acquisition

    Treatment proposal

    Light clean


    The object is stable but dirty.

    Treatment details

    The object was cleaned with Wishab sponge (vulcanized latex,filler). The very dark edges were additionally cleaned with Acetone (propan-1-one/dimethyl ketone)/de-ionised water (1:1).

    About these records 

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date


  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number



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