The Saalburg 2002

the museum

military horn

entrance to Saalburg, click here for more
Saalburg Grounds
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more of those funny pots I like so much…

pots

pots pots

sculpture funerary monument my notes fail me here, but it's mostly Celtic things…funerary monument a near left
sculpture sculpture sculpture

Reproduction of the monument for the Centurion Caelius from Bononia (Bologna) who perished with Varus. In his hand he carries the vitis,
a stick of the timber of the vinestock, which was a characteristic of his rank of centurion. To the left and right are freedmen of his.
(Original at the Rheinisches Landesmuseum Bonn)
funerary monument funerary monument, enlarged funerary monument, enlarged

M(ARCO) CAELIO T(ITI) F(ILIO) LEM(ONIA) BON(ONIA)
(PRIMO) O(RDINI) LEG(IONIS) XIIX. ANN(ORUM LIII
[CE]CIDIT BELLO VARIANO OSSA
INFERRE LICEBIT. P(UBLIS) CAELIUS T(ITI) F(ILIUS)
LEM(ONIA) FRATER FECIT.

“To Marcus Caelius, son of Titus, of the Lemonian tribe, from the town of Bononia, centurion of the 18th legion. He was fifty-three years old when he fell in battle in the Varian war. As for the bones of his freedmen, permission will be given to bury them here. Publius Caelius, son of Titus, of the Lemonian tribe, his brother, made this monument.”


entrance to Saalburg, click here for more
Saalburg Grounds
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Saalburg 1999
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Bad Homburg

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