Latin Funerary Inscriptions

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)