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IDR III/1, 274

Denumirea piesei:
Funerary star (fragment);
Material, technology:
limestone conglomerate, carefully carved and inscribed piece;
State of preservation:
relatively good, the preserved monument represents only the area of ​​the inscription and it is mutilated due to its reuse in the Middle Ages as a building material;
90 x 77 x 20 cm, h (letters) = 6 - 7 cm;
the field of the inscription is framed by a symmetrical border formed by a classic molding;
D (is) M (anibus) / [M (arco)]? Aure (lio) Timo - / ni vet (erano)? Leg (ionis) / XIII [G (eminae)?] Var (ius)? / Firminus / tub (icen) h (eres) p (osuit) Literary translation: Zeilor Mani, Marcus Aurelius Timonus veteran of the XIII Gemina legion, Varius Firminus, horn player, heir put.
Place of discovery:
found in 1900, in a secondary position reused in the wall of an old building in Sânnicolau Mare, most likely brought on the Mureș River from Apulum (Alba Iulia);
Observations, dating:
the epigraph presents several unclear ligatures and leaves room for interpretation of the reading of the text, sec. II-III p.Chr .;
Place of storage:
Banat National Museum Timisoara, inv. No .: IV 6360;
Bibliography and databases:
Vasile Moga, From the military history of Roman Dacia, Dacia Publishing House, Cluj-Napoca, 1984; UEL 14975; HD 046602; EDCS-11200577
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