Book captioning isn’t leaving lots of time for blogging or other research, but it’s almost done. Today while doing a little image research I realized I had a photo on file from years back of the Ashmolean specimen of the Fimbria cistophorus (Metcalf 705). It won’t work for the book as I need the IMPERAT to be legible. I’ll pay for an image of Boston specimen instead. Still, I like the photo as it has the tags and shows the back and forth over attribution. (Metcalf endorses Witschonke and Amandry’s attribution to Pergamon now).
2 thoughts on “Fimbria cistophori”
[…] like how the bow case is replaced with the legionary eagle (aquila). Reminds me of Fimbria’s earlier cistophorus with a legionary […]
[…] passed by the consul suffectus L. Valerius Flaccus (the same man who lost his life in the mutiny of Fimbria later that year, but seems NOT to be the son of the moneyer, but rather his nephew). This law […]