cippus


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cippus

(ˈsɪpəs)
n
(Architecture) a pillar bearing an inscription
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Although a handful of imported marble sarcophagi and a number of sculpted stelai are known, the cippus was the funerary monument of choice for the middle classes.
Bulla Ager Veientanus Aeolus Carians Agriculture (1/2 col + refs Aequi Carthaginians to butchery, farming Agylla (caere) Aesaronenses Celts acroteria Africa, North Chariot Alalia (see Corsica) Agamemnon Cimmmerians Alban hills Aita (Hades) Cippus Albegna valley Ajax (plate ref.