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Paths of Glory final scene (The Faithful Hussar)





Funeral stone for Ulpius Latinus, standard-bearer of Legio V Macedonica (Fifth Macedonian Legion), 2nd century AD


The Histria Museum displays pieces of Greek, Roman and Byzantine archaeology, revealed by the excavations of Histria and its surroundings: amphorae, inscriptions, pottery, glassware, ornaments, Hellenistic bas-reliefs, and others.




This is IScM-01, 00276 = AE 1927, 00061


D(is) M(anibus) / Ulp(ius) Latinus ex sig(nifero) / vet(eranus) leg(ionis) V Mac(edonicae) / vixit annis LX / Aufidia Avita / co(n)iux eius heres / [pientissima bene] / [m]erenti posuit / de suo


For the Di Manes. Ulpius Latinus, formerly a standard bearer, veteran of Legion 5 Macedonia, lived 60 years. Aufidia Avita, his wife and heir, thoroughly most dutiful, was able (to fund this) from her own (wealth) for her deserving (man).


[Thank you Amphipolis for identifying the text!]


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Taken on July 17, 2014