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P.315. ?Ephebic names

Description: Sandstone block broken away at right, chipped on all edges (w: 0.34 x h: 0.57 x d: 0.43)
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Probably first century CE: 0.045; lunate epsilon and sigma, L for ἔτους; superscript bar above the figure.

Date: Probably first century CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: Village, by the seashore, east of the old police station; found in 1969.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tolmeita Museum.


(ἔτους) ζι´ Δεγε̣[---]-
-εροϲ ( vac. 3)[---]


L ΖΙΔΕΓ.[---]
ΕΡΟϹ      [---]

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 17: Dege[- . . .]eros


Probably an ephebic graffito, for which see on P.35.

Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Reynolds NS.XV.13)

   Fig. 2. Face (Reynolds NS.XV.14)