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WHA_502JN

Sandstone tombstone of Marcus Cocceius Nonnus, aged six. Roman, about AD 96-98. From a tomb near the Roman fort at Penrith, Cumbria. The boy is portrayed as a vicarious charioteer, with a whip and palm of victory. His family was granted Roman citizenship by the emperor Nerva (AD 96-98)

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Sandstone tombstone of Marcus Cocceius Nonnus, aged six. Roman, about AD 96-98. From a tomb near the Roman fort at Penrith, Cumbria. The boy is portrayed as a vicarious charioteer, with a whip and palm of victory. His family was granted Roman citizenship by the emperor Nerva (AD 96-98)