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Roman - Legion XIII Gemina - Clay Tile

Antiquities - Late Entries


LOT 670

Estimate
GBP (£) 150 - 250
EUR (€) 170 - 280
USD ($) 210 - 350
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Sold for (Inc. premium): £127

ROMAN - LEGION XIII GEMINA - CLAY TILE

Circa 1st BC - 1st Century AD. A very rare large Roman red ceramic tile bearing the impressed stamp "L XIII" for the Legio XIII Gemina, formed by Julius Caesar in 57 BC. (This legion famously crossed the Rubicon with him in 49 BC.) 230mm x 110mm.

Condition
Very fine.

Provenance
From the wreck of a Roman ship carrying bricks, paving tiles, roof-tiles and amphora. Excavated in the Mediterranean (south of France) in 1980 from a depth of 44 meters; with a copy of the archaelogical report, including drawing of the wreck site and various underwater images; removed from area D7 XII on the site ground-plan.

Literature
Cf. Lendering.

Date
Friday 19th March 2010 at The Swedenborg Hall Antiquities & Coins

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