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Funerary Relief and Inscription for Regina

Regina Tomb.jpg

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Title

Funerary Relief and Inscription for Regina

Description

This funerary inscription and accompanying relief were designed to commemorate a woman named Regina, the wife and freedwoman of a many named Barates from Palmyra. The image incorporates the visual symbols of traditional Roman femininity, including a distaff, spindle, and a wool basket. This item is currently a part of the British Museum's collection.

Creator

Unknown, commissioned by Barates of Palmyra

Source

VROMA

Date

2nd century AD

Contributor

Mayze Teitler

Rights

VRoma retains commercial rights, available publically for non-commercial use

Format

Marble

Type

Funerary monument

Geolocation