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P.390. Funerary inscription

Description: Triangular-headed limestone stele (w: 0.25 x h: 0.35 x d: 0.08).
Text: Inscribed on one face.
Letters: Probably first century CE; line 1, 0.035; line 2, 0.03; line 3, 0.025; line 4, 0.02.

Date: Probably first century CE

Findspot: Area of Ptolemais: original findspot unrecorded.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tolmeita Museum (Inv. no. 424)


C(aio) Papirio
( vac. ) Diomedi
Cornelia Pol-
( vac. )la amico



English translation

Translation by: Editors

For Caius Papirius Diomedes, her friend, Cornelia Polla (scil. erected this)


Perhaps a reference to informal "marriage" between the pair.

Bibliography: Reynolds-Bacchielli, 1987Catalogo 33 and fig. 68, whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1989.839.
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. View (Joyce Reynolds, Tolmeita I.57)