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Gravestone of Aurelius Victor 

Carrier: Stele

Material: Limestone

Object description: The slab remains intact. In its top fragment, there is marble tablet with relief image of man's bust and six-line inscription.
Finding site: Tauric Chersonesos

Finding conditions: Discovered in 1894, in the necropolis at the south defensive wall, close to curtain walls 9 and 10. Excavated by Karl Kostsyushko-Valyuzhinich (NPTC archive, file 23, page 3, no. 110).

Keeping place: NPTC

Inventory number: 3649

Sizes (cm): 91/35/22

Letter height (cm): 1.3-2

Chronology: Second half of the second century AD

Translation: To gods Manes. Aurelius Victor, solder of the First Italian legion. Lived 36 years, served for 18 years. Valeria Marcia, his wife, and Valeria Bessa, his daughter, heirs, put up to the well deserving one.

Matirial author: Igor' Makarov

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