Funeral marble stele

In the sunken niches two male portraits framed by a tympanum, two Medusa and Sphynx masks merge.

Alba, Piave street (Govone barrack, 1892)

II half-part of the II century AC


Funerary marble stele

Corneliano (1875)

First half-part I century AC

It has been dedicated by Caius Cesius, belonging to the Pollia tribus, to his ancestors and to his alive wife. In the text, eight people are mentioned and six of them were already died when the testamentary construction of the sepulchre had been established.

The Medusa, flanked by two Sphynx, is represented on the tympanum of the stele.