Funerary marble stele

Alba (1897)

Late I century AC-early II century AC

Stele dedicated to Tiche, Memmia’s liberta, dead when she was 35. The monument has been offered by the husband of the deceased, Quintus Terentius Ianuarius, of which the cognomen suggests a servile origin.



Marble funeral stele

Alba (defensive wall along the river Cherasca, 1837)

Late I century AC, early II century AC

Stele dedicated to Gaius Lucilius Museo by his wife Veiana Longina. The man – who was probably a libertus due to the Greek name – had filled the religious charge called sevirus



Funeral marble stele


Late I century-early II century AC

Stele dedicate to the sevirus augustalis Publius Atilus Nicostratus by his libertus Epafrodito. The Greek cognomen suggests also in this case a servile origin. The sevires augustales were clergymen who had to organize the local rituals in honour of the Emperor in the different cities.



Funeral inscription on a marble slab


I century AC

Dedication to Villia Sofe from her son Caius Villius. Having the same patronymic, the woman probably belonged to the same gens of her husband. Otherwise, the son was not legitimate and therefore could have received the mother’s patronymic. She was probably a liberta, as suggested by the Greek cognomen.



Marble funeral monument

Alba, Seno d’Elvio Valley

I-II centuries AC

Funerary monument dedicated to a woman of which the name has not preserved by her husband and son. The Greek cognomen Nicostrato reveals the servile beginning condition of the man