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Grave of Alexandros the Leader of the Vegetable-dealers (undated) Nikaia - Bithynia

Nikaia (Bithynia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
INikaia 197 = SEG 29 (1979), no. 1297 = PHI 277919 = AGRW ID# 13287


Slab of marble with triangular top and a relief of a standing male figure (130 x 66 x 20 cm; letter height: 2.5 cm).

Alexandros Asklepeiodotos, vegetable-dealer (lachanopōlēs) who has led the guild (technē; or: his trade), set up the memorial from his own resources, having lived 35 years.

Translation by: Harland

Ἀλέξανδρος Ἀσσ<κ>λη|πειοδότου λαχανοπώ|λης, ἄρξας τῆς τέχνης, | τὸ μνημεῖον ἐκ τῶν εἰδί||ων, ζήσας ἔτη λεʹ.

Item added: June 20, 2013
Item modified: December 3, 2015
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