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Location

NABL0008

Nablus, second century CE. Grave-altar. Epitaph.

Transcription

Tiberius Claudius Sergia tribu Mansuetus veteranus legionis IIII Flaviae Felicis domo Pergamo Asiae, vixit annos LXI. Tiberius Claudius Magnus libertus et he res fecit patrono bene merenti

Translation

Tiberius Claudius Mansuetus (inscribed in the tribus) Sergia, veteran of the legio IV Flavia Felix, born in Pergamum (in the province of) Asia; he lived 61 years. Tiberius Claudius Magnus, his freedman and heir (erected the tomb) for his patron, who deserves it well.

Diplomatic

TIBER·CLAV·SERG IA·MANSVETVS VETR LEG·IIII·FL·FE DO·PERG·ASI·VIXI ANN·LXI·TIB·CLAV MAGNI·LIBER·ET E RES·FECIT·PATRONO· BENE·MERENTI·

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Dimensions

H: 35 cm; W: 39 cm; D: 16 cm

Date

100 CE to 199 CE

Current location

Israel Museum in Jerusalem

Figures

  • border with leaves, sprigs, and possibly grapes around text

Bibliography

Source of diplomatic

  • Eck, Werner. “Legio IV Flavia Felix at Neapolis: The Funerary Inscription of a Veteran.” Israel Museum Studies in Archaeology 10 (2021 2020). https://museum.imj.org.il/journal/contents.html.
    Zotero

Source of transcription

  • Eck, Werner. “Legio IV Flavia Felix at Neapolis: The Funerary Inscription of a Veteran.” Israel Museum Studies in Archaeology 10 (2021 2020). https://museum.imj.org.il/journal/contents.html.
    Zotero

Source of translation

  • Eck, Werner. “Legio IV Flavia Felix at Neapolis: The Funerary Inscription of a Veteran.” Israel Museum Studies in Archaeology 10 (2021 2020). https://museum.imj.org.il/journal/contents.html.
    Zotero
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