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Grave of Attalianos Prepared by the Guild of Felt-makers (194 CE) Saittai - Lydia

Saittai (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 194/195 CE
SEG 29 (1979), no. 1195 = Bakir-Barthel and Müller 1979, 172-173 (no. 31) = PHI 277081 = AGRW ID# 2090
Copenhagen Inventory info: 404


Slab of white marble with a tusk tenon for insertion into another stone (73 x 28.5-40.5 x 5).

Year 279 (of the Sullan era), on the second of the month Hyperbertaios.  The guild (synergasia) of felt-makers (pilopoioi) honored their friend Attalianos, who lived 27 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτ(ους) σοθʹ, μη(νὸς) Ὑπερβερ|ταίου βʹ, ἡ συνεργα|σία τῶν πιλοποιῶ|ν τὸν φίλον Ἀττα|λιανὸν ἐτείμησαν | ζή(σαντα) ἔτ(η) κζʹ.

Item added: June 20, 2012
Item modified: October 18, 2020
ID number: 2090
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