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Grave of Cornelius Rufus Prepared by Garland-makers (I-II CE) Sinope - Pontus

Sinope (Pontus, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), I-II CE
ISinope 128 = PHI 312422 = AGRW ID# 13354
Copenhagen Inventory info: 545


Slab of limestone with a triangular top decorated with a disc, now in the Sinope museum (109 x 54.5 x 13.5 cm; letter height: 3.8 cm). There were traces of red paint in the letters.

The synod (synodos) of garland-makers (stephanēplokoi) set this up for L. Cornelius Rufus, who was 25 years old, as a memorial.

Translation by: Harland

Λ. Κορνήλιον | Ῥοῦφον ἡ σύνο|δος ἡ τῶν στε|φανηπλόκων || μνήμης χάριν | ἐτῶν κεʹ.

Item added: June 19, 2013
Item modified: September 18, 2020
ID number: 13354
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