Stone block (stele) with Oscan inscription.
- Made in: Italy
- Excavated/Findspot: Nola Gate, Inner Arch
- (Europe,Italy,Campania,Naples (province),Nola Gate (Pompeii))
- Length: 41.91 centimetres
- Width: 30.48 centimetres
Inscription TranslationVibius Popidius, son of Vibius, chief magistrate, had charge of this work and approved it.
See Rivista di Studi Pomepiani X, 1999, 210-212.
5 November 2012
Reason for treatment
The object is stable but dirty.
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).
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Object reference number: GAA215
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