Epitaphs for Men

The epitaphs for men often provide information about the individual’s profession in life, offering a glimpse into the personal histories of the people commemorated. Among the inscriptions on view in the museum, we have evidence for professional soldiers, gladiator trainers, merchants, a doctor and a nomenclator.

  • Mettius (A Soldier)
  • Festus (A Soldier)
  • Claudius (Ear Doctor)
  • Sabinus (A Soldier)
  • Philargyrus (Gladiator Trainer)
  • Hyacintus (Gladiator Trainer)
  • Aristarchus (A Nomenclator)
  • Successus (Wine Merchant)