173. A tombstone from the Monteverde catacomb reads: “Here lies Hilaros, Archon from the Synagogue of the Volumnesians, who lived 35 years. In peace his sleep. His memory (for a blessing?).” The torah shrine here with scrolls may have represented the deceased’s concept of the “eternal home” (see nos. 26, 67, 140). Museo Nazionale Romano.

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