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Marble epitaph plaque with a funerary inscription for Apuleia Tyche
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- Curator's comments
- Cook 2013, nr. 364:
Marble loculus slab erected by Apuleia Helpis for her daughter.
Found near the porta Appia in 1732 (CIL). Its presence in the 1808 Synopsis of the Contents of the British Museum (V.41) suggests that it was part of the Townley collection. For a conjectural source of this and 1805,0703.466, see 1805,0703.202, and:
A receipt from Albacini dated 20 December 1773 for 5.60 Scudi paid by Jenkins (TY 8/92) includes casts and ancient inscriptions. This amount was charged to Townley by Jenkins for casts and ‘odd articles’ (TY 8/74/13). In the same document the contents of case 27 are said to include eleven inscriptions. Nine of these are presumably those acquired from Pellucchi (1805,0703.169; 1805,0703.192; 1805,0703.193; 1805,0703.194; 1805,0703.196; 1805,0703.199; 1805,0703.201; 1805,0703.204; 1805,0703.205), and the remaining two may perhaps represent the purchase from Albacini. In the absence of any text it is impossible to identify them with certainty, but they may be 1805,0703.464 and 1805,0703.466, which seem to be the only two inscriptions in the collection that have no known source.
- Synopsis of the Contents of the British Museum (1808), V.41 ;
- CIL VI, 12220.
- On display (G1/wp148)
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- Acquisition notes
- Noted in the register that it is from the First Townley Collection.
- Greek and Roman
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