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Grave of a Chief Merchant with a Farewell to the Linen-workers (II-III CE) Aphrodisias - Caria

Aphrodisias (Caria, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), II-III CE
IAph 12.629 = SEG 45 (1995), no. 1505 = AGRW ID# 8446


Slab of white marble with a relief of a male bust (40 x 29 x 6 cm).

. . . Name, head of the merchants (enporiarchēs), says farewell to the guild (syntechnia) of linen-workers (linourgoi) and to those who pass by.

Translation by: Harland

(Left of the bust) [[·· c. 4 ··]] | [[·· c. 4 ··]] | ἐνπο|ριαρχης

(Right of the bust) τῇ συν|τεχνί|ᾳ τῶν λι|νουργῶ|| vv. ν |

(Below bust) καὶ τοῖς παρό|δοις (sic) χαιρει.

IAph 12.629: Grave of a Chief-merchant.
© 2007 King’s College London.
(Reproduced under a Creative Commons license).

Item added: December 20, 2012
Item modified: December 10, 2015
ID number: 8446
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