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Bronze Military Diploma

Ancient Rome, 113 – 114CE
Bronze Military Diploma, Ancient Rome
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Bronze Military Diploma is an Ancient Roman Bronze Sculpture created from 113CE to 114CE. It lives at the Metropolitan Museum of Art in New York. The image is used according to Educational Fair Use, and tagged Military Artwork and Typography. Source

This bronze plaque was the official discharge statement made by the Roman emperor Trajan to the sailors serving in the Roman navy, on a quadrireme warship based in the Bay of Naples.

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