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The Mysterious Case of the 112-year-old Woman

ahvdi├║. ni. akun. CXII Ahvdio daughter of Ni. 112 years Oscan inscription on plaster. Teanum Sidicinum, c. 200 BC. Imagines Italicae: Teanum Sidicinum 24; Sabellische Texte: Po 51. People have struggled with Ahvdio’s gravestone. On the one hand, the Roman numerals at the end of the inscription (on the left-hand-side of the picture) look quite…