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Detail from a Roman funerary relief found in the environs of Frascati, Italy. Now in the British Museum. The tools depicted are connected with woodworking: In the center a bow and the drill bit. A knife or heavy socketed chisel for cutting mortises, and, at the bottom, an adze-hammer and a paring chisel, tanged, without the handle. British Museum inv. 1954.12-14.1 (1954,1214.1). Dated by the museum to the late first century BCE.

Woodworking tools,late first century BCE. Detail from a Roman funerary relief found in the environs of Frascati, Italy, British Museum

Stèle funéraire de légionnaire.Musée archéologie nationale

Stèle funéraire de légionnaire.Musée archéologie nationale

Strasbourg, rue Brûlée. Bajo relieve que representa al signifer Lepontius. Siglo IV d.C. Altura: 197 cm; anchura: 60 cm; grosor; 8 cm. Vaciado de un original desaparecido durante el asedio de 1870. Éspérandieu 5496 © Strasbourg, Musée rchéologique/M. Bertola

Strasbourg, rue Brûlée. Bajo relieve que representa al signifer Lepontius. Siglo IV d.C. Altura: 197 cm; anchura: 60 cm; grosor; 8 cm. Vaciado de un original desaparecido durante el asedio de 1870. Éspérandieu 5496 © Strasbourg, Musée rchéologique/M. Bertola

Estela del pretoriano Quinto Pomponio Próculo, soldado de la cohors IV praetoriae Pia Vindex. Siglo I-Inicios del s. II d.C. descubierta en Foruli (Civita Tomassa, Scoppito), ahora en Aquila, en el Museo Nazionale d'Abruzzo CIL IX 4397 (p.417) Q(uinto) Pomponio / Proculo mil(iti) / c(o)hor(tis) IIII pr(aetoriae) |(centuria) Maximi / mil(itavit) annis XIII testa/mento Q(uintus) Pomponi/us Thaumastus fra/tri pientissimo [

Estela del pretoriano Quinto Pomponio Próculo, soldado de la cohors IV praetoriae Pia Vindex. Siglo I-Inicios del s. II d.C. descubierta en Foruli (Civita Tomassa, Scoppito), ahora en Aquila, en el Museo Nazionale d'Abruzzo CIL IX 4397 (p.417) Q(uinto) Pomponio / Proculo mil(iti) / c(o)hor(tis) IIII pr(aetoriae) |(centuria) Maximi / mil(itavit) annis XIII testa/mento Q(uintus) Pomponi/us Thaumastus fra/tri pientissimo [

UBI ERAT LUPA - Römische Steindenkmäler

UBI ERAT LUPA - Römische Steindenkmäler

A Provincial Roman bronze votive top piece from a consecration, with name inscription, 2nd-3rd century A.D.

A Provincial Roman bronze votive top piece from a consecration, with name…

One incredible luck for dacian archaeology: in 1965, in Philippi (Greece) was discovered a tombstone of a roman officer. It turned out to be the leader of the unit that was tasked by the emperor Trajan to track down Decebalus, the last of the dacian kings! You can see that, even if he had a long military career (revealed by the inscription), his most important achievement was that from the Dacian Wars, sculpted on the upper part of the stone, a carving similar to that frim the Trajan's…

Tombstone of the Roman officer Tiberius Claudius Maximus who defeated Decebalus the last Dacian king. The stele was found at Philippi, in Greece where the officer ended his life

Treading grapes, from the amphitheatre (mosaic), Roman, (2nd century AD) / Merida, Badajoz, Spain. Permalien de l'image intégrée

Treading grapes, from the amphitheatre (mosaic), Roman, (2nd century AD) / Merida, Badajoz, Spain. Permalien de l'image intégrée

Military diploma [Roman] (23.160.32a,b) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bronze military diploma

Military diploma [Roman] (23.160.32a,b) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

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