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P.161. Ephebic names

Description: Sandstone fragment (w: 0.22 x h: 0.25 x d: 0.07).
Text: Graffito on one face; perhaps two hands
Letters: 0.06.

Date: First century BCE to first century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Street of the Monuments, re-used in late walls; found in 1955.
Original location: Probably deriving from a Gymnasium.
Last recorded location: Tolmeita Museum.


[---] Ἀγα[θ---]



English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

(From two names, neither complete)


For fragments of ephebic texts, scattered throughout the site, see on P.35.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (1961-05-26, Joyce Reynolds III.26)

   Fig. 2. From left:P.157 P.159 and P.161 (Reynolds XII.20)