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Grave of Octavius Prepared by Wool-workers (145 CE) Saittai - Lydia

Saittai (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 145/146 CE
GRA 118 = TAM V 85 = ILydiaKP II 217 = PHI 263479 = AGRW ID# 765
Copenhagen Inventory info: 401


Slab of marble decorated with crowns (54 x 34 cm; letter height: 1.8–1.9 cm).

Year 230 of the Sullan era, on the 6th of the month of Panemos.  The guild (homotechnon) of wool–workers (lanarioi) honoured Octavius Polykleitos, who lived 57 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτους σλʹ, μη(νὸς) Πανή|μου ϛʹ. Ὀκτάβιον | Πολύκλειτον ἐτεί|μησεν τὸ ὁμότεχνον || τῶν λαναρίων, ζήσα̣[ν]|τα ἔτη νζʹ.

Item added: November 24, 2011
Item modified: October 9, 2020
ID number: 765
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