§2 Mark Antony

Mark Antony

(0002) Text: M(arcus) An(tonius)

Translation: Mark Antony

Commentary: Lead sling shot, inscribed with the commanding officer’s name, Mark Antony.  Though not relevant to Palestine in itself, an identical sling shot was found in Palestine (§1).

Provenience: Agen, France (Gaul) 51 BCE

Bibliography: Guy D. Stiebel, “’… You Were the Word of War’: A Sling Shot Testimony for Israel,” Journal of Roman Military Equipment Studies 8 (1997): 301-307.