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A.61. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb.
Text: Inscribed on the façade, above the door.
Letters: Apparently of the imperial period; lunate sigma and cursive omega. If the drawing of Π with a short second stroke is accurate, the date is probably in the first century CE

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Apollonia: Probably the West Necropolis. Recorded in 1904, precise findspot not stated.
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot (1904).


( vac. 2) Πυθᾶτοϲ




1: ΑΜΜΩΛΙΟΥ Van Buren, 1908
2: Van Buren suggested that this might be a shortened form of Πυθάρετοϲ, but there is probably some misreading.

English translation

Translation by: Joyce M. Reynolds

. . . ]?of Ammonios (scil. son) of Pythas [ . . .


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Van Buren, 1908, 35, whence Sammelbuch, I.223, Reynolds, 1976, 83, whence SEG 27.1155.
Text constituted from: Publication.


None available (2020).