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The Working Tools of Freemasonry in a Roman Altar dated 1st Century AD

Altar of Lucius Alfius Statius. Funerary Monument. Found in Aquileia, North-east of Italy. Along the ancient Roman route named Petrada ( made by Stones ).

Underneath the inscription, the relief shows the working tools of the dead likely master mason or builder.
There is a two roman feet gauge (regula) , a setting level, compass (circulus ), square (norma), a line with plumb bob (perpendiculum ), a setting maul (malleus) and a bundle of chisels (scalpra).

Beginnings of the 1st century A.D.

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