§116 Name Tag

Name Tag

(0116) Text: Ɔ Pio

Translation: Century of Pius

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. 68*.