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Grave of Alexandros Prepared by Wool-workers (168/169 CE) Saittai - Lydia


Saittai (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
ILydiaM 206 = SEG 49 (1999), no. 1663  = ID# 12257

 168/169 CE

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Upper part of a marble slab with pediment (decorated with a disk and a flower), acroteria, and a relief of a wreath, now in the Tatiş collection in Izmir (63 x 38 x 5.5 cm).

Year 253 (of the Sullan era), in the month of Gorpiaios.  The guild (homotechnon) of wool-workers (lanarioi) honored Alexandros son of Apollonios, who lived 25 years.

Written/translated by: Harland



Ἔτ(ους) σνγʹ, μη(νὸς) Γορπιαίου ∙ | Ἀλέξανδρον Ἀπολλω|νίου τὸ ὁμότεχνον | τῶν λαναρίων ἐτείμη||σεν ζήσαντα ἔτη κεʹ.

Item added: May 16, 2013
Item modified: May 18, 2013
ID number: 12257
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