Via Appia Catacomb

Second (inner) painted room with Fortuna as the central motif of the ceiling

Creator: 

Main Work: 

Roman Jewish Catacombs

Date: 

3rd-4th century CE

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Notes: 

Inscription is the epitaph of the grammatcus Petronius (No. 149)

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Subject: 

Jews--Italy--Rome

Subject 2: 

Jews--Italy--Rome--Antiquities

Subject 3: 

Rome (Italy)--Antiquities

Subject 4: 

Jewish inscriptions--Italy--Rome

Subject 5: 

Catacombs--Italy--Rome

Image Source: 

Leon, Harry J. (Harry Joshua), The Jews of ancient Rome / by Harry J. Leon ; with a new introduction by Carolyn Osiek, Updated ed., xviii, 394 p. : ill. ; 24 cm, Peabody, Mass. : Hendrickson Publishers, 1995.

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