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Grave of Charmides Prepared by Clothing-cleaners (152 CE) Saittai - Lydia

Saittai (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 152/153 CE
SEG 29 (1979), no. 1184 = Bakir-Barthel and Müller 1979, 166-167 (no. 26) = PHI 277070 = AGRW ID# 2014
Copenhagen Inventory info: 403


Plaque of white marble with acroteria (91cm x 30.5-44 x 1.6).

Year 237 (of the Sullan era), on the twentieth of the month of Apellaios.  (crown).  The guild (synergasia) of clothing-cleaners (or: fullers; gnapheis) honored Charmides son of Menophilos, who lived for 18 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτους σλζʹ, μη(νὸς) Ἀπελλαί|ου κʹ, Χαρμίδην Μηνοφίλου ἐ|τείμησεν ἡ συνεργασία | τῶν γναφέων ζήσαντα ἔ||τη ιηʹ.

Item added: June 19, 2012
Item modified: October 9, 2020
ID number: 2014
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