Ancient Egypt and Archaeology Web Site

boston_03_2006 1682

Roman tomb relief of the Publius Cessius family from Via Cassia, near Viterbo, dating to c.50 BC. The centre figure, the eldest, is Publius Cessius. He is flanked by a woman Gessia Fausta and a younger man Gessius Primus - both were freed slaves previously owned by Publius Cessius. The monument was set-up by Gessia Fausta with money provided form the will of Gessius Primus.

boston_03_2006 1683 boston_03_2006 1684 boston_03_2006 1685

Boston Museum of Fine Art.

Contact & Feedback : Egyptology and Archaeology through Images : Page last updated on 17-December-2023