This marble monument dates from 50-75 CE and is presently displayed in the Baths of Diocletian in Rome. Its size, delicate portrait head, and full text are signs of its expense and the great affection and sorrow of the donor. It is a memorial to a young girl who, despite her brief life, was already married and may well have died in childbirth, a frequent result of early marriage and teenage pregnancy in ancient Rome.
|P[ubli] SEXTILI CAMPANI|
|VIXIT ANNIS XIIII MENS[ibus] VIII|
|DIEBUS XXIII FECIT|
|TI[berius] CLAUDIUS SUAVIS|
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