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Meeting Place of the Weavers (256/257 CE) Abydos - Upper Egypt

Abydos (Upper Egypt, Egypt — Pleiades map), 256/257 CE
GRA III 271 = SB IV 7290 = Revue épigraphique 1 (1913) 146 (no. 6 ) = PHI 222550 = AGRW ID# 15323
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1253


Tablet of limestone.

Place of the weavers of Abydos.  This was made by Hierax son of Plesonos (or Plesones). Year 4 of Emperors Valerian and Gallienus. Epiphi 1. For good (fortune).

Translation by: Ascough

τόπος γερδίων | ἀπὸ Ἀβύδου ὁ ποι|ηθεὶς ἐπὶ Ἱέρακος | Πλεσώνου· (ἔτους) δʹ || Οὐαλεριανῶν | Γαλλιηνῶν Σεβα|στῶν, Ἐπεὶφ αʹ· | ἐπ’ ἀγαθῶι.

Item added: March 10, 2014
Item modified: May 27, 2021
ID number: 15323
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