Epitaph for Sentia Amarantis

Epitaph for Sentia Amarantis

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Credit: SHEILA TERRY/SCIENCE PHOTO LIBRARY

Caption: Tombstone showing a tavern keeper tapping wine from a barrel. It is the funerary stele of Sentia Amarantis, tavern keeper, who died age 45. She and her husband Victor ran a tavern together in Emerita Augusta, Spain in the 3rd century AD. She is an example of a working woman in the Roman Empire. The plaque was commissioned by her husband Victor in 230 AD. It is dedicated to Sentia Amarantis, his beloved wife with whom he lived for 17 years. National Museum of Roman Art, Merida, Extramadura, Spain.

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Keywords: 230 ad, commemorative plaque, emirita augusta, epitaph, funerary stele, roman plaque, sentia amarantis, spain, stele, tavern keeper, women at work, working woman, working women

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