A stamp with Latin inscription from Sobata/Shivta in the Negev

Werner Eck, Yotam Tepper

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A stamp with two lines of a Latin inscription was found in Shivta (Sobata) in the Negev. The text mentions the owner Clemens and a Comicus, his born slave, who was as manager responsible for the product which was marked with the stamp. The stamp belongs to the second/third century.

Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)145-150
Number of pages6
JournalScripta Classica Israelica
StatePublished - 2021
Externally publishedYes

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  • Bronze stamp
  • Latin inscription
  • Negev
  • Sobata/shivta

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Classics
  • History
  • Literature and Literary Theory


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