A rendering of the second-century Alexamenos graffito. Alexamenos (at left) looks at the donkey-headed man on the cross. Rendering by Dan McClellan (please credit McClellan in reuse)
Line drawing of a terra-cotta tile with footprints inscribed by Detfri (above) and Amica (below). The shoe prints are the same size, suggesting that perhaps the women exchanged footwear in order to make the inscription symmetrical.
Line drawing by Dan McClellan (Please credit McClellan in reuse)
“Detfri, slave of Herennius Sattius, signed with her foot”; and under them, in Latin, her friend inscribe
A sesterius of Vespasian, circa 71 CE. Line drawing by Dan McClellan (Please Credit McClellan in any reuse).
Funerary relief for a butcher, 125–150 CE. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Strawbridge.
Marble relief showing Roman collared enslaved people, Smyrna, 200 CE. Ashmolean Museum, Oxford. Photo courtesy of Jennifer Strawbridge.