RIP, Piglette and Tuna!

Well, I don’t know if this counts as humor or as just a sort of visual signal or heraldry to mark out the loved one’s tomb. But Christian and pagan burials alike often included a visual version of the deceased’s name, or a terrible horrible canting pun on it.

Visual Puns and Epigraphy introduces you to the epitaphs of little three-year-old Porcella and Licinias Amias.


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