§121 Hadrian’s Aqueduct

Hadrian’s Aqueduct

(0121) Text: Imp(eratore) Traiano | Hadriano Aug(usto) | vexillatio | leg(ionis) X Fret(ensis)

Translation: Under the emperor Traianus Hadrianus Augustus, a detachment of legio X Fretensis built this part of the aqueduct.

Provenience: Caesarea Maritima, Palestine 117-138 CE

Bibliography: AE 1964.189; ICaes.Mar. 45; CIIP 2.1200*; Leah Di Segni, “The Water Supply of Roman and Byzantine Palestine in Literary and Epigraphical Sources,” in The Aqueducts of Israel, ed. David Amit, Joseph Patrich and Yizhar Hirschfeld, JRASup 46 (Portsmouth: JRA, 2002), Caesarea no. 4.