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Witte. 4 Idealized portrait of Matidia. Luni marble. Rome, Palazzo dei Conservatori, Musei Capitolini. Photo: Vanni/Art Resource, NY. 1 Tombstone of Regina from South Shields (RIB 1065). Photo: courtesy CIAS, Newcastle University. 1). Photo: courtesy CIAS, Newcastle University. 3 Tombstone for Aurelia Aia, daughter of Titus and wife of Aurelius Marcus, a soldier in the century of Obsequens (RIB 1828). Photo: courtesy CIAS, Newcastle University. 1 Busts of Cassia Victoria and her husband, L. Laecanius Primitivus, on the tympanum of the sacellum of the Augustales at Misenum.

Similarly, Eumachia is discussed by Anne Bielman in “Female Patronage in the Greek Hellenistic and Roman Republican Periods” (Chapter 17); Eve D'Ambra in “Women on the Bay of Naples” (Chapter 29); and Elizabeth Bartman in “Early Imperial Female Portraiture” (Chapter 30). Such overlap is inevitable, and is in our view a strength because it exemplifies the diversity of approaches to the ancient materials on women. No single study, or collection of studies, can accomplish everything. We cannot cover each subject in each historical period, nor for every geographical region.

Marguerite Deslauriers is Associate Professor in the Department of Philosophy and Director of the Institute for Gender, Sexuality, and Feminist Studies at McGill University. She is the author of Aristotle on Definition (2007), in Brill's series Philosophia Antiqua. Sheila Dillon is Associate Professor in the Department of Art, Art History & Visual Studies at Duke University, with a secondary appointment in the Department of Classical Studies. Her most recent book is The Female Portrait Statue in the Greek World (2010).

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