III 444. Chersonesos.Incertum (metrical epitaph ?), I century C.E.

Monument

Type

Panel. 

Material

Marble. 

Dimensions (cm)

H.10.0, W.12.0, Th.5.0.

Additional description

Upper part of a panel, with relief border and a two-line inscription cut following ruled lines. The front is planed. 

Place of Origin

Chersonesos. 

Find place

Sevastopol (Chersonesos). 

Find context

North sector of the citadel of Chersonesos (on the shore "near the monastery bathing pool, between the orchard and the sea"). 

Find circumstances

Found in 1895, excavations of K.K. Kostsyushko-Valyuzhinich (НА НЗХТ, д. 4, л. 23, № 117; д. 24, л. 3, № 117; ср. ОАК за 1895 г., 101). 

Modern location

Sevastopol. 

Institution and inventory

National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos, 35081. 

Epigraphic field

Position

On the front. 

Lettering

Epsilon with detached middle stroke, omicron smaller than other letters, slight flaring of the ends of letterstrokes. 

Letterheights (cm)

1.3

Text

Category

Unknown. 

Date

I century C.E. 

Dating criteria

Palaeography. 

Editions

Latyshev1899, 25, № 39; IOSPE IV 169; IOSPE I2 618. 

Edition

[---] .. ? ..ΥΔΕΧ[.. ? ..]ΟΝΟ[---]
vac.
[.. ? ..]ΜΑ[---]
[---]

Diplomatic

[---].. ? ..ΥΔΕΧ[.. ? ..]ΟΝΟ[---]
     vacat
[.. ? ..]ΜΑ[---]
[---]

EpiDoc (XML)

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Apparatus criticus

1: в начале стк. следы круглой буквы, возможно, [- - -] ο̣ὐδὲ χ[θ]ονό[ς - - -]
2: ΙΑIOSPE

Translation

 

Images

(cc)© 2017 Igor Makarov (edition), Irene Polinskaya (translation)
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