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P.305. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb
Text: Inscribed on the façade above a door (no panel), the surface badly worn
Letters: 0.04-5; cursive epsilon and omega; L for ἔτους; in line 3 superscript bars indicate that N and probably E are figures

Date: First to third century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Quarry Hawan Gheti, north-east corner.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτους) ιδ´ Ων[...]
(ἔτους) ι̣ε´ Νυ[..]ω
[(ἐτῶν)] νε´ [---]


L ΙΔΩΝ[···]
L .ΕΝΥ[··]Ω

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 14 On[- . . .] Year 15 Ny[. . .]o [ . . aged] 55


No comment (2020).

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, Tolmeita II. 46)