V 294. Pantikapaion. Epitaph of Felix, IV-Vth centuries C.E.
H. 43.0, W. 50.0, Th. 6.5.
Broken into 4 parts.
Place of Origin
Glinishche, close to the cottage of K. Woerle.
March 1898, chance find
Institution and inventory
On the front.
Lapidary. Rectangular epsilon, theta and omicron, rounded phi.
IV-Vth centuries C.E.
Place of finding, type of gravestone.
L1. Shkorpil 1900, 60, № 3; 1.1. Diatroptov, Yemets 1995, № 37.
<div type="edition" xml:lang="grc"> <ab> <lb n="1"/><g ref="#staurogram"/> Ἐνθ<unclear>ά</unclear>δε κατ <lb n="2" break="no"/>άκιτε ὁ δοῦ <lb n="3" break="no"/>λος τοῦ <roleName><expan><abbr>Θ</abbr><ex>εο</ex><abbr>ῦ</abbr> </expan></roleName> Φ <lb n="4" break="no"/>ῆλιξ. </ab> </div>
Here lies a servant of God, Felix.
The inscription was published without a drawing or photograph.
1–3. On the formula, see Introduction IV.3.F.d.
3–4. The name Felix, previously unknown in Bosporus, is attested in Christian times in V 302. (in Christian inscriptions elsewhere - 10 times, according to PHI 7 Database).
Due to the lack of photograph and drawing (Shkorpil's representation of script is quite approximate), our opinion about the date is based on the physical description and the place of find - Christian cemetery at Glinishche. The following monuments were found in vicinity of ours: V 267, V 269, V 273, V 280, V 281, V 291.