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P.82. Fragmentary imperial titulature

Description: Fragment of a marble panel (w: 0.17 x h: 0.07 x d: 0.02).
Text: Inscribed on both faces; P.81 is on the reverse
Letters: 0.05, rather rough; trinagular stops

Date: Second to third centuries CE

Findspot: Ptolemais: in the fill over the Villa of the Four Seasons.
Original location: Unknown
Last recorded location: Tolmeita Museum


[--- ἀρχιερεὺς]
[μέγιϲτ]οϲ δα[μαρχικᾶϲ ἐξ-
ουϲίαϲ] τ̣ὸ ((stop)) ε´ ((stop)) π̣[ατὴρ πατρίδοϲ]


[......]ΟϹΔΑ[................].Ο Ε .[............]


1: ] . ΟϹΔΑ[ Kraeling, 1962
3: ]ΦΑΙΔ[ Kraeling, 1962

English translation

Translation by: Editors

. . . high priest (i.e. pontifex maximus) holding tribunician power] for the fifth time, f[ather of his country . . .


These lines seem to contain part of the title of an emperor in the nominative - recording some intervention or action.

Bibliography: Kraeling, 1962, 10, recto
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (1958, Kraeling, The Oriental Institute - Chicago, 49626)