Sourc. | Epigraphs, columns, statues and coins
XIII legion's inscriptions on artifacts and tombs
Grave marker of T. Calidius Severus, 1st century AD Tombstone of T. Calidius Severus with his armour, helmet, and greaves. He died at the age of 58, after 34 years of service. He was centurion of the XVth legion stationed in Carnuntum, Austria. At the bottom his stable boy. Limestone, H:205 cm Inv. III 365 Kunsthistorisches Museum, Antikensammlung, Vienna, Austria
Tombstone of a Provocator gladiator, Roman, from the gladiator graveyard in Ephesus, second-third century CE. The wreaths indicate his victories. Selçuk, Turkey, Ephesus Archaeological Museum. The extent of his armor made the Provocator slower and less agile than other gladiators, which may explain why he tended to be paired with another gladiator of the same type in combat.
Herramientas para el trabajo de la madera. BM 1954.12-14.1: Woodworking tools. 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.
The Tribune Fresco from Dura-Europos, Syria, c. AD 239 (1.5 × 0.88m). Two figures are named on the fresco itself. The first, Iulius Terentius, tribune of cohors XX Palmyrenorum, appears in the centre sacrificing before the statues. The second, Themes Mocimi, a sacristan, stands by a vexillum. Yale University Art Gallery