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P.306. Funerary inscription

Description: Rock-cut tomb
Text: Inscribed on the façade above the door (no panel)
Letters: 0.08-9

Date: First to third century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Quarry Hawan Gheti, north-east corner; first recorded in 1936.
Original location: Findspot
Last recorded location: Findspot


Θ̣ειοδότου τοῦ




1: Θεόδοτος Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936
2: Διοπ- Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Teodoto di Diop-

German translation

Translation source: Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983

des Theiodotos des ?

English translation

Translation by: Editors

(scil. Tomb) of Theiodotos (scil. son) of ?Loipas


The name is perhaps Jewish

Bibliography: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 524, p. 254,, whence SEG 9.399, PHI 324248, Applebaum, 1954, 25, p.45. From all these, with readings from J.M. Reynolds, Lüderitz-Reynolds, 1983, 34, whence SEG 33.1471, PHI 324645.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, Tolmeita II. 47)