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Grave of a Mule-driver (undated) Adramytteion area [Ezine] - Mysia and the Troad

Adramytteion area [Ezine] (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
Cumhur Tanriver, "Some New Texts Recording Occupations," EA 18 (1991) 79-80 (no. 1) = AGRW ID# 5949


Tablet of marble with handles, now in the Ҫanakkale Museum, inv. 4868 (27 x 47 x 8.5 cm).

Here lies Onesimos, the water-drinker (i.e. someone who abstains from wine, a term sometimes used to describe a mean-spirited character) from Adramytteion, mule-driver (moulios) who left to all his mule-driver friends the farewell.

Translation by: Harland

Ὀνήσιμος ὑδρπότης | Ἀδραμυτηνὸς μουλ<ί>ον ι ἐνθάδε κεῖ(ται) λείψας μου|λίοσιν πᾶσιν φιλίοισι ι τὸ χαίρειν.

Item added: November 11, 2012
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 5949
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