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The Roman epigraphs in the Vasari Auditorium (video in Italian)

The Roman epigraphs, or the funerary inscriptions of ancient Rome, tell us about stories of real life.
In the gorgeous setting of Ariadne's Hall, in the Vasari Auditorium on the ground floor of the Gallery, is an epigraph recelty purchased by the Uffizi Galleries. It is the cinerary urn of Aelius Proculus, a freedman of Emperor Hadrian who worked in the most talked-about Office that regulated the access to the Imperial Audience Room.

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