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VGL Pompeii. Tombs at Porta Vesuvio. Tomb of Septumia daughter of Lucius.

 

Vesuvian Gate tombs, Pompeii. 1961. Looking west towards all four tombs.  Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.
Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.
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Vesuvian Gate tombs, Pompeii. 1961. Looking west towards all four tombs. Photo by Stanley A. Jashemski.

Source: The Wilhelmina and Stanley A. Jashemski archive in the University of Maryland Library, Special Collections (See collection page) and made available under the Creative Commons Attribution-Non Commercial License v.4. See Licence and use details.

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VGL Pompeii. February 2020. 
Looking west towards tomb of Septumia, daughter of Lucius. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VGL Pompeii. February 2020.

Looking west towards tomb of Septumia, daughter of Lucius. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VGL Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west towards tomb of Septumia.

VGL Pompeii. December 2007. Looking west towards tomb of Septumia.

 

VGL Pompeii. December 2005. Tomb of Septumia daughter of Lucius.

VGL Pompeii. December 2005. Tomb of Septumia daughter of Lucius.

 

VGL Pompeii. February 2020. Inscribed marble plaque on east side of tomb of Septumia. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

VGL Pompeii. February 2020. Inscribed marble plaque on east side of tomb of Septumia. Photo courtesy of Aude Durand.

 

VGL Pompeii. December 2005. Inscribed marble plaque on east side of tomb of Septumia.

VGL Pompeii. December 2005. Inscribed marble plaque with Latin inscription on east side of tomb of Septumia.

It reads -

SEPTVMIAE L(ucia) F(iliae)

D(ecreto) D(ecurionum)

LOCVS SEPVLTVRAE PVBLICE

DATVS ET IN FVNERE HS MM

ANTISTIA P(ubli) F(ilia) PRIMA FILIA

FECIT

 

According to La Rocca, de Vos and de Vos this expands to

Septumiae L(ucia) F(iliae)

D(ecreto) D(ecurionum)

Locus Sepulturae Publice

Datus et in funere HS MM

Antistia P(ubli) F(ilia) Prima filia

fecit

 

See La Rocca, de Vos, de Vos, 1981. Guida Archeologica di Pompei; II Edizione. Milano: Arnoldo Mondadori Editore.  (p.281).

 

According to Cooley, this translates as -

 

To Septumia daughter of Lucius.

Granted by decree of the town councillors a burial place and 2000 sesterces for the funeral.

Antistia Prima, daughter of Publius, her daughter, built (this monument).

 

See Cooley, A. and M.G.L., 2004. Pompeii: A Sourcebook. London: Routledge. (p. 140, G10).

 

 

 

 

 

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