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PART III - THE PAST
CHAPTER II - MACOLNIA SHOPS

ROME is crowded in the early months of the year, but few people go to the Kirchner Museum. It consists chiefly of prehistoric remains, idols from Peru, and weapons from Abyssinia ; and there are only three objects of which Baedeker condescends to give a special account. One is that famous graffito of the Crucifixion, lately discovered on the Palatine. Another is known as the ` Treasure of Palestrina curious collection of Egyptian valuables that belonged to a ruler of Palestrina during the sixth century B.C.
The third object was also found at Praeneste. It would seem that Dindia Macolnia, a wealthy lady of the town, went down one day to the sovereign city of Rome to buy a present for her daughter. A record of her visit would be interesting. Marius was in Rome at the time, or, if not Marius, Sulla, or, if Sulla was dead, Cicero was speaking, or, if Cicero was silent, Macolnia might have looked with well-bred curiosity on the face of Augustus Imperator. But Dindia Macolnia was there to shop.
She found a beautiful bronze toilet case, cylindrical in form, nicely engraved with figures, both at the top and round the sides. It was an old-fashioned thing, and the decorations were out of date-no Cupids, no garlands, no charming banquetscene of tipsy ladies and gentlemen which should fill her daughter with tender reminiscences of home. Nevertheless, with the addition of three legs and a handle, it would do splendidly, especially for a relation. These additions were made by Novius Plautius-no heaven-born artist-who commemorated the two facts on the handle :` Novius Plautius made me at Rome,' ` Dindia Macolnia gave me to her daughter.' Of course everyone would take ` me ' to be the entire toilet case ; and thus, by a harmless quibble, the whole thing became as good as new. It is only the prying criticism of the twentieth century that has

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