Altar of Quintus Sulpicius Celsus contains some interesting representations of military objects. It was found near the Abby of Tre Fontane at via Laurentina in Rome. Dated to second half of the 1st century CE.
1. On the front of the altar you can see an inscription dedicated to "Quintus Sulpicius Celsus, son of Quintus, of the Quirinian voting district, prefect of the engineers, prefect of the Seventh Lusitanian Cohort, prefect ofÔÇŽ" (Original text reads:
Q[vinto] SVLPICIO Q[uinti] F[ilio]
PRAEF[ecto] COHOR[tis] VII
LVSITANORVM PRAEF[ecto] ....... ... IA ... TE ..ÔÇŽ) 2. As we can assume from the decoration of right side of the altar, Quintus was decorated with a mural crown and a torque for his bravery.
3. Sword handle shaped as an eagleÔÇÖs head not an unusual one but still nice.
4. Corona muralis or a mural crown was awarded to the first soldier who scaled the wall of a besieged city.
6. military standards, including unitÔÇÖs eagle
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