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Grave of Deskylos Prepared by the Linen-workers (194 CE) Saittai [?] - Lydia

Saittai [?] (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 194/195 CE
SEG 40 (1990), no. 1088 = SEG 40 (1990), no. 1088 = PHI 277514 = AGRW ID# 2106


Slap of gray-white marble with pediment and a wreath.

Year 279 (of the Sullan era), on the fourteenth of the month of Audnaios.  The guild (synergasia) of linen-workers (linorgoi = linourgoi) honored Deskylos son of Deskylos, who lived 60 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτ(ους) σοθʹ, μη(νὸς) Αὐδναίου διʹ· | Δέσκυλον Δεσκύλου | ἐτίμησεν ἡ συνεργασί|α τῶν λινοργῶν {λινουργῶν} || ζή(σαντα) ἔτ(η) ξʹ.

Item added: June 20, 2012
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 2106
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