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P.103. Fragmentary titulature

Description: Block of limestone (w: 0.62 x h: 0.26 x d: 0.43).
Text: Inscribed on one face which is badly worn.
Letters: Probably first century CE: line 1, 0.09; line 2, 0.05.

Date: Probably first century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Square of the Cisterns, reused upside down in the east jamb of the door to the small Cisterns; found in 1959.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


( vac. 3)[..]RDỤỊỊẠ[c. 4 prou-]
( vac. 3)incias primu[---]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ] provinces, first [ . . .


Line 1. Perhaps from a name such as Cordus.

Clearly part of an official career which included a newly created post (primus), perhaps per Africanas provincias or some similar phrase; but too little survives for reconstruction.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds XII.71.2)

   Fig. 2. Face (Reynolds XII.71.1)

   Fig. 3. Face (Reynolds XII.82)