Gravestone of Marcus Maecilius
Object description: The slab remains intact. Designed as aedicula with pilasters and pediment decorated with acroters. Male figure depicted in relief within within a niche.
Finding site: Tauric Chersonesos
Finding conditions: Discovered in 1908, in the soil above the necropolis near Karantinnaya bay. Excavated by Nikolay Repnikov (NPTC archive, file 59, page 19).
Keeping place: NPTC
Inventory number: 3692
Sizes (cm): 86/23/16
Letter height (cm): 1.5-2.5
Chronology: Second century AD
Translation: Marcus Maecilius, soldier of the First Cohort from Bracara Augusta. Served for 10 years. Centuria Bicani. His heir put up.
Matirial author: Igor' Makarov