Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[56] Grave of a Mule-driver (150-200 CE) Thessalonike - Macedonia

Thessalonike (Macedonia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), ca. 150-200 CE
AGRW 56 = IThess II.10 = Nigdelis 2010, no. 39 = AGRW ID# 2474


Column of marble, now in the Thessaloniki Archaeological Museum (inv. no. Μθ 10850). The inscription is in Greek but uses Latin terms for “mule-driver” and “collegues.”

Set up for Chryssipos Menecrates the mule driver (mouliōn) with his collegues (kollēgioi), as a memorial.

Translation by: Ascough

Χρυσόπαις | Μενεκράτῃ | τῷ τέκνῳ | μουλίωνι || μετὰ τῶν κολ|λήγων μενί|ας χάριν.

Item added: August 11, 2012
Item modified: February 12, 2016
ID number: 2474
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