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Orpheus’ Monument in Ptuj

Roman tombstone dating back to 2nd century located in the centre of Ptuj, Slovenia

The Orpheus’ Monument is a Roman tombstone located in the centre of Ptuj. It is dedicated to Marcus Valerius Verus, the mayor and counsellor of the city in the 2nd century. The stone is part of the Povoden Museum which is an open-air lapidarium at the base of the city tower.

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