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The inscription on this page records the Latin lettering from the eastern face of the base of the column of Marcus Aurelius in Piazza Colonna, Rome.1 Turner’s transcription reads:
S[...] V Pont [...] | Columnam HANC | ABOMNI IMPIETATE | EXPVRGATVM | S PAVLO APOSTOLO | AEVIE EIVS TATVA | INAVRATA INSVMMO | VERTICE POSITADD | AM DLXXXIX PONTI
The original text reads:
SIXTVS V PONT MAX | COLVMNAM HANC | AB OMNI IMPIETATE | EXPVRGATAM | S PAVLO APOSTOLO | AENEA EIVS STATVA | INAVRATA IN SVMMO | VERTICE POSITA DD | A MDLXXXIX PONT IV
For a general description of the Column of Marcus Aurelius and further sketches see folio 87 (D16632).
Also on the page is a rough unidentified sketch of mountainous landscape.
First identified by Powell 1984, p.431.