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T.98. Ephebic name

Description: Sandstone block (w: 0.63 x h: 0.62).
Text: Incised on the face.
Letters: 0.05; lunate sigma, omega; superscript bars above the first 3 characters.

Date: Late first century BCE - early second century CE

Findspot: Taucheira: Gymnasium (later Byzantine Baths), loose in front of the stretch of the east wall which seems to have formed a boundary to the Gymnasium court and presumably fallen from it; first recorded in 1825.
Original location: Presumably the east wall of the Gymnasium Court.
Last recorded location: Findspot.


(ἔτουϲ) δ´ Τ(ίτοϲ) Φλάο-




1: LΔΤΦωΕ Pacho, 1827
2: ΡΙΟϹ Pacho, 1827
1-2: L δʹ Τ. Φώ[τ]ιος CIG, Vol.III; L δτʹ. Φ(λάουιος) Νέ/ριος Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936 Oliverio took the Τ as part of the figure, thus making year 304; but Pacho's drawing shows a space before it and imposes the interpretation given here.

Italian translation

Translation source: Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936

Anno 304. Fl(avio) Nerio.

English translation

Translation by: Editors

Year 4. T(itos) Phlaouios (i.e. T(itus) Flavius).


No comment (2020).

Bibliography: Pacho, 1827, LXXXI, whence CIG, Vol.III, 5357; Oliverio, DAI, 1933-1936, 261 (VII,135), whence SEG 9.521; corrected, Reynolds, 1979-1980, 4, whence Robert, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1981.663, SEG 30.1788,3, PHI 324538; further, Reynolds, 1996, 3, whence Dobias-Lalou, Bulletin Épigraphique, 1999.627, SEG 46.2220
Text constituted from: Transcription (Reynolds).


   Fig. 1. Transcription (1827, Pacho, plate LXXXI)