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Grave of the “Family” of Gladiators of Severinus (II-III CE) Aphrodisias - Caria

Aphrodisias (Caria, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), I-II CE
IAph 12.1211 = PPA 15 = PHI 264928 = AGRW ID# 6968


Slab with a central panel, moulding, pediment and acroteria flanked by scrolls (146 x 87 x 28 cm). Two winged victories support the central panel and there is a smaller figure (perhaps Nemesis) with a wheel in between. Found built into the city wall.

To good fortune.  Memorial of the family and of the beast-fights of Marcus Antonius Apellas Severinus, high-priest, son of Marcus Antonius Hypsikles, high-priest.

Translation by: Harland

vac. Ἀγαθῇ Τύχῃ vac. | ὑπόμνημα φαμιλίας | καὶ κυνηγεσίων Μ(άρκου) Ἀν|τωνίου Ἀπελλᾶ Σεουη||ρείνου ἀρχιερέως ὑιοῦ | Μ(άρκου) Ἀντωνίου Ὑψικλέ|ους ἀρχιερέως leaf

IAph 12.1211: Memorial of the family of wild beast fighters of Severinus.
© 2007 King’s College London.
(Reproduced under a Creative Commons license).

Item added: December 2, 2012
Item modified: December 10, 2015
ID number: 6968
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