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Tomb altar of the poet Petronia Musa (ca. 120 A.D.)
Cast
Plaster

The inscription, in verse, praises her virtues and her love of music.

Provenance: (original piece) Used in 1650 as a base for a statue in Villa Borghese, Rome
Inventory: MCR 2913
Collection: (original piece) Galleria Borghese, Rome

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