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[277] Building Inscription of an Association of Barbers (104 CE) Sidon - Syria and Phoenicia

Sidon (Syria and Phoenicia, Greater Syria and the East — Pleiades map), 104 CE
AGRW 277 = SEG 54 (2004), no. 1628 = AGRW ID# 4839
Copenhagen Inventory info: 617


Slab of white marble.

Year 214, twentieth day of the month of Panemos. Dorotheos son of Demostratos, Alexandros son of Nikaios, Secundus, Heliodoros, Apollodoros and Felix, the members of the guild (technē) of barbers constructed this from their own resources, along with their wives and children.

Translation by: Ascough

Ἔτους δισʹ, μη͜νὸς | Πανήμου κʹ, | Δωρόθεος Δημοστράτου | καὶ Ἀλέξανδρος Νικαίου || καὶ Σεκοῦνδος καὶ Ἡλιόδω|ρος καὶ Ἀπολλόδωρος καὶ Φῆλ<ι>ξ | οἱ ἀπὸ τῆς τέχνης ψειλωτῶν | ἑαυτοῖς ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων | {leaf} κατεσκεύασαν {leaf} || σὺν γυναιξὶ | καὶ τέκνοις.

Item added: October 28, 2012
Item modified: May 25, 2021
ID number: 4839
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