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Tombstone of shoemaker in Centrale Montemartini

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Tombstone of the shoemaker from Centrale Montemartini
Tombstone of shoemaker in Centrale Montemartini

Marble tombstone of a shoemaker named C. Julius Helius. A pair of shoes is visible on the stele, which clearly suggests the profession of a deceased Roman.

The object is located in the Centrale Montemartini museum in Rome; was discovered in 1887 at via Triumphalis. Dated to the 1st century CE.

  • Photo: Michał Kubicz

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