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P.175. Fragmentary honours

Description: Lower part of a limestone block (w: 0.83 x h: 0.82 x d: 0.43) from a composite monument.
Text: Inscribed on the face which is very worn.
Letters: Too damaged to date: 0.04

Date: First century BCE - third century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Late Baths, Frigidarium (room 6), re-used upside down in front of the second column base of the E Portico; found in 1957.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot.


Β̣αρ̣καίω̣[ν] καὶ [Πτολεμ-]
αείτων τειμῆς χάριν




1: Kraeling reported, but could not read, this line.
2: ΚΡΙΤΩΝ ΜΝΗΜΗΣ ΧΑΡΙΝ Kraeling, 1962

English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . ? by the community] of the Barkaians and Ptolemeitans, in memory.


The name of the honoured and the formal description of the civic authority are completely lost.

Bibliography: Kraeling, 1962, 36 pl. LIV d.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (1957, Kraeling, The Oriental Institute - Chicago, 48764)