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Grave of Ammianos Prepared by the Linen-workers (211 CE) Saittai - Lydia

Saittai (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 211/212 CE
TAM V 84 = PHI 263478 = AGRW ID# 760
Copenhagen Inventory info: 399


Slab of marble decorated with crowns (70 x 37 x 7 cm).

Year 296 (of the Sullan era), 13th of the month of Hyerbertaios.  The guild (synergasia) of linen-workers (linourgoi) honored Ammianos, who lived 9 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτ(ους) σqϛʹ, μη(νὸς) Ὑπερβερταί|ου γι'. ἐτίμησεν ἡ συν|εργασία τῶν λινουρ|γῶν Ἀμμιανόν, || ζή(σαντα) ἔτ(η) θ'.

Item added: November 24, 2011
Item modified: October 18, 2020
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