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Grave of Preimos Prepared by Leather-workers (147 CE) Saittai - Lydia

Saittai (Lydia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 147/148 CE
SEG 29 (1979), no. 1183 = Bakir-Barthel and Müller 1979, 165-66 (no. 25) = SEG 29 (1979), no. 1183 = PHI 277069 = AGRW ID# 2009
Copenhagen Inventory info: 406


Grave of white marble with acroteria.(87cm x 29-36.6 x 7.5).

Year 232 (of the Sullan era), on the second of the month of Audnaios.  The leather-worker synod (synodos) honored Preimos son of Mousaios, who lived 57 years.

Translation by: Harland

ἔτους σλβʹ, μη(νὸς) Αὐδναί|ου γʹ, Πρεῖμον Μουσαί|ου ἐτείμησεν ἡ σύνο|δος τῆσκυτικῆς {τῆς σκυτικῆς} ζήσαν̣||τα ἔτη νζʹ.

Item added: June 19, 2012
Item modified: October 9, 2020
ID number: 2009
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