theancientwayoflife:~ Trojan slab (Tabula Ilia…

theancientwayoflife:

~ Trojan slab (Tabula Iliaca).
Date: 1st century B.C.
Place of origin: Allegedly found in Bovillae, southward of Rome, on the Via Appia
Medium: Calcite
Provenance: Rome, Capitoline Museums, Palazzo Nuovo, Hall of the Doves
(Musei capitolini, Palazzo Nuovo, Sala delle Colombe)