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Grave of Neikephoros Prepared by the Street of Leather-workers (173/174 CE) Saittai - Lydia

Saittai (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 173/174 CE
TAM V 81 = PHI 263475 = AGRW ID# 713
Copenhagen Inventory info: 406


Slab of marble decorated with crowns (76 x 36 x 6 cm).

Year 258 (of the Sullan era), 10th of the month of Peritios.  The street (plateia) of leather-workers (skyteis) honored Neikephoros son of Deskylos, who lived 50 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτ(ους) σνηʹ, μη(νὸς) Περιτίου ιʹ. | Νεικηφόρον Δεσ|κύλου ἐτείμησε|ν ἡ πλατεῖα τῶν || σκυτέων, ζή(σαντα) ἔτ(η) νʹ.

Item added: November 23, 2011
Item modified: October 9, 2020
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