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Roman tombstone of Severius Acceptus

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Roman tombstone of Severius Acceptus
Roman tombstone of Severius Acceptus | Photo: Jona Lendering

Roman tombstone of Severius Acceptus, a soldier of the legion VIII Augusta, who probably belonged to a separate special unit of vexillatio. The man died at the age of 26 after 6 years of service in the Roman army. On the tombstone, we can see the image of a man and some of his attributes. The object is dated to the 3rd century CE. The tombstone was found in northwestern Turkey and is on display in a museum in Istanbul.

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