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Funeral pillar from 2nd century BCE

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Funeral pillar from 2nd century BCE
Funeral pillar from 2nd century BCE

Funeral pillar from the 2nd century BCE. The object is located in Marsala (the Carthaginian and later Roman city Lilybaeum) in Sicily, in the Parco Archeologico di Lilibeo.

The image of the deceased wearing a toga is painted on the stone. The inscription in Greek reads: “Nikasion, son of Ariston, salutes!”

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