Ursicinus Military Brick
Circa 2nd-4th Century AD
Description: Fragment of a Roman military brick from Carnuntum. The first letters of the original TEMP*V(R?)[S] punch stamp crisply preserved. This stamp is attributed to Ursicinus dux from Vindobona. The letters are set planta pedis style. A small label inscribed "Legionslager Carnuntum" applied to one edge.
4.5 in. (11.0 cm)
Condition: Intact as shown.
Provenance: Ex-collection Dr. Helmut Zapfe, Austria.
Reference: For a similar example of the type, see Stempel no. 2650, www.ubi-erat-lupa.austrogate.at