Painted tomb of Daziho Platorres, from Egnatia: detail of decorated shield rim
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)