There is a fig leaf, inscribed and highlighted in black, to the right of the word ADAVCTO. Recomposed from three pieces. Remains of cement on the back and sides. The black paint was likely added in more recent years.
ProvenanceFrom the necropolis at Misenum in Campania, recorded there prior to 1757
Diana J. Rendell, Massachusetts, USA
ExhibitionsRossi & Rossi, Hong Kong, Stone Talk - Elisa Sighicelli, 3 October – 14 November 2020
PublicationsIt was recorded in an unpublished manuscript by Antoni Francesco Gori (1691-1757), who listed the inscription as having come from the graveyard at Naples "nella via sepolcrale dei campi Elisi di Miseno"
Theodor Mommsen, ed., Corpus Inscriptionum Latinarum, Vol.X: Inscriptiones Bruttiorum Lucaniae Campaniae Siciliae Sardiniae latinae, part 1 (Berlin, 1883), no.2944