Tombstone Of Marcus Lollius Primitius

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Liana Miate
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Tombstone of a sailor in the Roman fleet at Misenum, raised by his wife Valeria Primilia. It records that he was Italian born (Roman citizen) and that he died at the age of 35 after having served in the navy for seven years and 10 days.

2nd century CE. Nicholson Museum, Sydney University Museums, (photo taken at the National Maritime Museum, Sydney Australia)

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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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