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A.38. Funerary fragment

Description: Part of a marble stele, cut down for reuse as a column capital: w: 0.365 x h: 0.365 x d: 0.30.
Text: Inscribed on the only surviving face.
Letters: Probably first century CE, 0.03, rather lightly cut between guide-lines; L for ἐτῶν; bars above L and the figure in line 2.

Date: Probably first century CE

Findspot: Apollonia: Central Church; found in 1956.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[Κ]λεοπ̣άτ̣ρ̣α [.]
[Δ]ιονυσίου (ἐτῶν) λ[.]´



English translation

Translation by: Joyce M. Reynolds

. . . ] Kleopatra [ . ] (scil. daughter) of Dionysios, aged 30 (or anything up to 39 ) [ . . .


Clearly a funerary inscription.

Nothing is likely to have been lost at the end of line 1: a unit digit may have been cut away at the end of line 2.

Bibliography: Reynolds, 1976, 47 and plate LXVIII, whence SEG 27.1158.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds, II.51)

   Fig. 2. Face (Reynolds, II.52)