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Fireplace inscription

 
Wednesday, November 3, 2010, 02:13 - Legal Phrases and Expressions
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It appears that fireplaces, not unlike sundials were sometimes decorated with Latin inscriptions. This particular one reads IGNEM IN SINU NE ABSCONDAS. At least one source claims that this inscription can be found on many fireplaces. So far, I found no evidence of that.

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