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P.171. ?Funerary inscription

Description: Fragment from the left side of a marble stele (w: 0.05 x h: 0.04 x d: 0.11).
Text: Inscribed on the face of the stele fragment.
Letters: A very rough hand, 0.01; L for ἔτους; a simple stop after the figure in line 1; superscript bar above the abbreviated praenomen in line 2.

Date: First century BCE - third century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Late Baths, in the fill; found in 1957
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tolmeita Museum.


(ἔτους) ιβ´ ((stop)) Τ[υβὶ---]
( vac. 3) Λ(ούκιος) Στ̣[---]


L ΙΒ Τ[...---]


2: ]ΑΣΤ[ Kraeling, 1962

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 12, Tybi ?: Loukios (i.e. Lucius) St-


Line 1: the text is probably funerary

Line 2: probably Στλάκκιος or Σταλάκκιος.

Bibliography: Kraeling, 1962, 16.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (1956, The Oriental institute - Chicago 48018)