Sword-belt decoration

UnknownRoman period, early 3rd century CE

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem

The Israel Museum, Jerusalem
Jerusalem, Israel

The inscription reads, LG X FR FEL: Tenth Legion Fretensis Felix (the fortunate)

Credit: Gift of Jack and Jane Weprin, New York, to American Friends of the Israel Museum


  • Title: Sword-belt decoration
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: Roman period, early 3rd century CE
  • Type: Belt decoration
  • Rights: The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, Photo © The Israel Museum, Jerusalem, by John Williams
  • External Link: Israel Museum, Jerusalem
  • Medium: Bronze
  • Dimensions: Diam: 7.8 cm
  • Curator: Mevorah, David

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