Tombstone of a Roman Sailor

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Liana Miate
published on 06 September 2017

Tombstone of a sailor in the Roman fleet at Misenum. 2nd century CE. It records that he died aged 30 and was originally from the Roman province of Asia, roughly today's western Turkey. (Museo dei Campi Flegrei, Naples, Italy, on display at the National Maritime Museum, Sydney)

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Liana Miate
Liana is the Social Media Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia. She holds a Bachelor of Arts Degree with a major in ancient Greece, Rome & Late Antiquity. She is particularly passionate about Rome and Greece, and anything to do with mythology or women.

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