Detail of Roman military spearhead
4 0 c m
 
30cm
actual image size: 21cm x 32cm

Detail of Roman military spearhead

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© Museum of London

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Detail of the inscription on a Roman military spearhead. This iron spearhead was found inside a well. There is an inscription made by punched dots along one side of the blade. It reads 'C VER VICT'. This indicates that the spear once belonged to the century or section of an auxiliary unit commanded by a centurion named Verus Victor.
 

Artist/Photographer/Maker

 

Date

70 AD - 120 AD
 

Image Number

001381
 

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