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Grave (frag.) of Gaius Phourtas Prepared by a Synod (III CE) Pantikapaion - Bosporan region

Pantikapaion (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), III CE
IBosp 101 = PHI 182818 = AGRW ID# 7663
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1281


Fragment of a slab of limestone broken in two (45-48 x 57 x 21-23 cm; letter height: 6 cm). Found at Kerch in 1923, now lost.

. . .  son of Zabargos. . . and the rest of the synod-members (synodeitai) set up the monument in memory of Gaius Phourtas.

Translation by: Harland

[— — —]|γον Ζαβάργο[υ] | καὶ οἱ λοιποὶ συν|[ο]δεῖται Γάϊον | Φούρτα ἀνέ||στησαν τὴ[ν] | [στήλην μνήμης] | [χάριν].

Item added: December 11, 2012
Item modified: October 4, 2020
ID number: 7663
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