Roman altar or tombstone


  • Title

    Roman altar or tombstone

  • Associated place

    Tyne & Wear (South bank of River Tyne at South Shields) (find spot)
  • Date

    211 - 212
  • Material and technique

    buff sandstone

  • Object type

  • Dimensions

    126 cm (height)
    61 cm (width)
    375 cm (depth)
  • No. of items


  • Credit line

    Presented by Martin Lister, 1683.

  • Museum location

    currently out on loan

  • Museum department


  • Accession no.


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Further reading

Chandler, Richard, Marmora Oxoniensia (Oxonii: E Typographeo Clarendoniano. Impensis Academiae, 1763), no.3, p.xvi

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