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Painted tomb of Daziho Platorres, from Egnatia

Tuff and painted plaster

1st half 3rd c. BCE

From Egnatia/Gnathia, in Messapia, modern Puglia

 

One of the slabs preserves an inscription in the Messapic language, Dazihonas Platorrihi Bollihi, "(Tomb) of Daziho Platorres, (son) of Bolles."

 

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Napoli, inv. 9361, 9348, 9358-9359 (all slabs)

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Taken on July 11, 2019