Published Fragment of the Military Diploma of Bassus

Culture: Roman
Period: 17 July 122 A.D.
Material: Bronze
Dimensions: 8.3 cm x 6.5 cm
Price: 3 200 Euro
Ref: 3451
Provenance: From the German collection Peter Weiß, acquired between 1967 and 2015.
Condition: Two fragments with wonderfully readable inscription on both sides.
Description: Military diploma of an auxiliary unit in the province Dacia inferior during the reign of emperor Hadrian which was awarded to someone called Bassus. It originates from the right upper corner of Tabella I of the diploma. The daughter of Bassus is also mentioned in the text. Published in P. Holder "Roman Military Diplomas" V (2006), page 762, no. 361. As well as in: Peter Weiß "Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik 141", 2002, p. 242-245.