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P.196. Ephebic names

Description: Sandstone block (visible, w: 0.48 x h: 0.43 x d: 0.37).
Text: Inscribed on one face
Letters: 0.08; probably several hands.

Date: First century BCE to first century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Late Baths, in the south wall of the furnace in Room 14; found in 1957.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Findspot


(ἔτους) ιη´ Νεσ̣[---]


L ΙΗΝΕ.[---]

3: Φ[ Kraeling, 1962
4: LΙΗ ΝΕ[ Kraeling, 1962

English translation

Translation by: Editors

(Line 4): Year 18: Nes-[ . . .


One of the many fragments of ephebic texts found in the baths, P.178 to P.198.

Bibliography: Lines 3-4: Kraeling, 1962, 45.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


None available (2020).