Funerary relief of butcher shop

Date: 140–50
Location or Findspot (Modern-Day Country): Italy
Medium: Marble
Dimensions: 38 × 103.5 cm
Description: This funerary relief marked the burial place of the butcher whose activity it depicts. His record-keeping wife is also represented. She writes on a wax tablet, a sign of her literacy or numeracy.
Relevant Textbook Chapter(s): 1
Image Credits: Wikimedia Commons

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Oxford, Ashmolean Museum, plaster cast of the original relief