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T.17. Fragmentary imperial honours

Description: Fragments from two sandstone blocks, originally adjoining (a: w: 0.855 x h: 0.475; b: w: 0.67 x h: 0.475; depths not measurable). Probably part of a text made up of T.17, T.115, and T.249.ii.
Text: Inscribed on the exposed faces.
Letters: Fourth - fifth century; 0.20, lunate epsilon.

Date: 364-375 CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Byzantine 'fortress', reused in the North wall, facing the street; found in 1966.
Original location: Unknown.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


[--- Αὐτοκ]ρατ[όρ]ων [Καιϲάρων] Οὐαλ[ε]ντινιανο[ῦ κ]α̣ὶ Οὐάλεντ[οϲ --- Γερμανι]κῶν [---]



Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

(essendo - dell' ?) Imperatore Valentiniano

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Emperors [Caesars, Vale]ntinianus and Valens, [Germani]ci.


For further fragments of blocks from probably a similar period, but with slightly different scripts, see T.249 and T.115.

Bibliography: Three fragments copied by Halbherr, whence Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 464 (334), whence SEG 9.549. Mentioned Kenrick, 2013, 21
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Fragment