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A.32. Fragmentary imperial titulature

Description: Sandstone block, the surface badly damaged: w: 0.95 x h: 0.485 x d: 0.53.
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Second century CE; 0.08-0.085

Date: Second century CE

Findspot: Apollonia: Byzantine Baths, reused as a pier; found in 1968, .
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[--- Α]ὐτοκρ[ατ-]
[---]λ̣ι̣ου Δ[---]



English translation

Translation by: Joyce M. Reynolds

. . . ] Emperor (possibly plural; case unknown) [ . . .


Line 2: Δ seems clear and excludes combinations such as Αἰλίου Ἁδριανοῦ, Αἰλίου Ἀντωνείνου, Αἰλίου Αὐρηλίου; the line perhaps contains the dedicator's name rather than the emperor's.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1976, 40, whence SEG 27.1149.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (C. Dobias-Lalou, 2004: MFA 04/III/26)