Inscription Database

Epitaph from Onnum – Halton Chesters (Britannia)

Canonical URI:
https://edh.ub.uni-heidelberg.de/edh/inschrift/HD006729 (Last Updates: 2020-03-10, Cowey)

Transcription Majuscle
Vi- VI
ta- TA
lis LIS
 
[D(is)] M(anibus) [ ] M
[titulu]m posu- [ ]M POSV
[erunt V]irilis e(t) [ ]IRILIS E
[---]s vi- [ ]S VI
[vi sibi et ---]vos [ ]VOS
[------ [
Chronological Data:
251 AD – 300 AD
Literature:
  • AE 1977, 0523. (B)
  • M.W.C. Hassall - R.P. Wright, Britannia 5, 1974, 462, Nr. 6; pl. 40 B. - AE 1977.
  • RIB 3290; Foto u. Zeichnung.
  • E.J. Phillips, Corbridge. Hadrian's Wall east of the North Tyne, CSIR Great Britain 1, 1 (Oxford 1977) 95, Nr. 258; Pl. 70, 258.

Find circumstances / present location

province:
country:
United Kingdom
ancient find spot:
Onnum
modern find spot:
Halton Chesters
find spot:
modern region:
Northumberland
year of find:
1973
present location:
Newcastle upon Tyne, Mus. of Antiq.

Type of inscription / language

type of inscription:
epitaph
language:
Latin

Type of monument

type of monument:
tabula
material:
Sandstein
height:
(112) cm
width:
55 cm
depth:
15 cm
letter size:
3-5.3 cm
decoration:
present

Commentary

 
(B): In Z. 4 [---] VI statt [---]S VI. Oberhalb des Inschriftfeldes die B├╝sten der Mutter, des Vaters und des Kindes.

People

Person 1
Name:
Vitalis
Cognomen:
Vitalis
gender:
male
Person 2
Name:
[V]irilis
Cognomen:
Virilis+
gender:
male
Person 3
Name:
[---]s
Cognomen:
[---]s

General Data

HD-Nr:
HD006729
Work Status:
checked with photo
Last Update:
2020-03-10 by Cowey
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