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Single Roman mother

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Single Roman mother
Single Roman mother

A single Roman mother Petronia Hedone with her son Lucius Petronius Philemon on a Roman marble tombstone. The object is dated 110-120 CE and was created in Campania (Italia).

The tombstone has the inscription:

PETRONIA · HEDONE · FECIT · SIBI
ET · L · PETRONIO · PHILEMONI · FILIO
ET · LIBERTIS · LIBERTABVSQVAE
POSTERISQVAE · EORVM

that is, “Petronia Hedone made (this monument) for herself and for Lucius Petronius Philemon, her son, and for her freedmen and freedwomen and their descendants”.

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