V 301. Pantikapaion. Epitaph of Trophimos, IV-Vth century C.E.

Monument

Type

Panel (?). 

Material

Limestone. 

Additional description

Panel of trapezoidal shape. Broken in two. 

Place of Origin

Pantikapaion. 

Find place

Kerch (?). 

Find context

Unknown. 

Find circumstances

Before 1913. 

Modern location

Unknown. 

Institution and inventory

Unknown. 

Autopsy

Non vidi. 

Epigraphic field

Position

On the front. 

Lettering

Lapidary, angular letters filled in with ochre. Mu with raised middle, diamond-shaped omicron and phi. 

Text

Category

Epitaph. 

Date

IV-Vth century C.E. 

Dating criteria

Type of gravestone. 

Editions

L1. Marti 1913, 72, № 171. 

Edition

Τρόφι-
μος.

Diplomatic

ΤΡΟΦΙ
ΜΟΣ

EpiDoc (XML)

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   <ab>
      <lb n="1"/>Τρόφι<lb n="2" break="no"/>μος.
      <g ref="#stauros"/>
   </ab>
   </div> 

Translation

Trophimos.

 

Commentary

The inscription was published without the photograph, which we adduce here and which is preserved at the Photo Archive of the Institute for History of Material Culture, Russian Academy of Sciences (О.90.3).

On the name, see commentary to V 49.

 

Images

(cc) © 2015 Andrey Vinogradov (edition), Irene Polinskaya (translation)
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