A celebrated Vestal Virgin. She was wrongfully accused of incest and appealed to Vesta to prove her innocence. The goddess gave her the power to carry a sieve full of water from the Tiber river to Vesta's temple without spilling a single drop.

This miracle is commemorated on an ancient gem.



  • Pliny the Elder. Naturalis Historia xxviii, 2, 3, 12.
  • Smith, William. (1870). Dictionary of Greek and Roman Antiquities.
  • St. Augustine. City of God x, 16.
  • Valerius Maximus, viii, 1, 5.