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Grave of Artemon Prepared by Clothing-cleaners (142 CE) Julia Gordos - Lydia

Julia Gordos (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 142/143 CE
SEG 40 (1990), no. 1045 = PHI 277468 = AGRW ID# 10980
Copenhagen Inventory info: 398


Slab of gray marble with pediment, acroteria, a shield inside a tympanon, and a wreath with ribbons, now in the Collection of Hayri Büke. (The correct calculation of the date is 142/143 CE, not 152/153 CE as in SEG and PHI). Julia Gordos (formerly Gordos) was located east of Thyatira.

In 227th year on the 3rd day of the month of Hyperbertaios, the guild (homotechnon) of clothing-cleaners (or: fullers; gnapheis) honored Artemon, who lived 55 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτους σκζʹ, μη(νὸς) Ὑπερβερ̣|ταίου γʹ· τὸ ὁμότεχνον | τῶν γναφέων Ἀρτέμω|να ἐτείμησαν ζήσαν||τα ἔτη νεʹ.

Item added: February 22, 2013
Item modified: October 9, 2020
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