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P.143. Ephebic names

Description: Sandstone block (w: 1.13 x h: 0.37 x d: 0.55).
Text: Incised on the exposed face.
Letters: 0.13; L for ἔτους; lunate sigma.

Date: First - second century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Street of the Monuments, south side, fronting the Late Baths, at their north-west corner, re-used in the retaining wall of the raised side-walk; found in 1935/36
Original location: ?A Gymnasium
Last recorded location: findspot


(ἔτους) ιβ´ Πάκκιοϲ Ἰου | [λίου?---]


L ΙΒΠΑΚΚΙΟϹΙΟΥ | [....---]

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 12: Pakkios (scil. son) of Ju[lius


For ephebic texts see on P.35; this one is particularly imposing.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds NS.XII.8)