§115 Name Tag

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(0115) Text: C(enturionis) Veto[n(ii)…] | C(ai) Lici[n(ii)…]

Translation: Of the century of Vetonius. Property of Gaius Licinius.


Commentary: The only known instance where soldiers were at Gamla was at its siege in 67 CE, recounted in vivid detail by Josephus (J.W. 4.1-83).

Provenience: Gamla, Judaea 67 CE

Bibliography: Guy D. Stiebel, “Military Equipment,” in Gamla III: The Shmarya Gutmann Excavations 1976-1989. Finds and Studies, ed. Danny Syon, IAA Reports (Jerusalem: Israel Antiquities Authority, 2014), no. 67*.