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T.110. Ephebic names

Description: Sandstone block (w: 0.49 x h: 0.84).
Text: Incised on the face, which is worn. Probably a different hand in each line.
Letters: 0.04 - 0.05.

Date: Late first century BCE - early second century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: East Gate in situ in an internal wall of the South Tower; found in 1962
Original location: Findspot.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[---]δω̣ Αὐ̣τομέ̣[δων]
[Σῶ?]σος Σώσ[ου?]
[---]γα (φίλος) Π̣λ̣υ̣[---]


[---]ΓΑ ΦΙΛ ...[---]

English translation

Translation by: Charlotte Roueché

. . . ] Automedon; Arthumallan; Sosos (scil. son) of Sos[os; . . -]ga friend of Ply[- . .


Line 4: The monogram is common in ephebic texts at Ptolemais and Tocra; see on P.26.

Bibliography: Name in line 2 cited Masson, 1976, 58
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Face (Joyce Reynolds, Tocra II.4.20A, NS.III.20)