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P.310. Funerary inscription

Description: Limestone stele with three protrusions at the upper edge - a rectangular ‘head’ and triangular ‘shoulders’. (w: 0.31 x h: 0.54).
Text: Inscribed on the face.
Letters: First century CE; 0.02; freehand, but careful, within well-cut guidelines; lunate epsilon, sigma, omega; L for ἔτους.

Date: First century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Village, by the seashore, near the lighthouse.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Tolmeita Museum, inv. no.406:62. (Inv. no. 406:62)


(ἐτῶν) ζ´ Μεϲορὴ βκ´
Λ̣ύκα Πρ[ώ?]ρ̣ω



2: Πρ[ . . ]ρω Reynolds-Bacchielli, 1987

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 6, Mesore 22: Luka (scil. daughter) of Proros.


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Reynolds-Bacchielli, 1987 Catalogo 36 and fig 7, whence SEG 37.1720
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds, SB.II.89)

   Fig. 2. View (Joyce Reynolds)