Description:
Theatre, seats
Text:
Row 1: on one seat at east end of row, at right angles to edge. Row 2:iii, on one seat whose surface is partially lost, at right angles to edge. s. Row 19: at the edge of the seat, with the letters broken off below.
Letters:
Row 1: cursive, ll.1-2 0.025, ll.3-4, 0.03-0.055. The end of l.1, all of l.2 and much of l.4 seem to have been deliberately erased. Row 2:iii, very worn, 0.04-0.06; perhaps from different texts. Row 15: ave. 0.13. Rho, 0.19, is probably an intrusion from another text. 13.ii: 0.06 - 0.11. Row 16.i letters 0.18-0.22. Row 19: letters truncated; 0.11 Designs: Row 2.i: 0.66 x 0.50. 2.ii: 0.36 x 0.215. 6: 0.27. 7: 0.255 x 0.17.
Date:
Second-sixth century A.D. (context).
Findspot:
Theatre: seats, block B,
Original Location:
Findspot
Last recorded location:
Findspot
History of discovery:
Recorded by the NYU expedition.
Bibliography:
Row 1: published by Roueché, ALA 181.i, whence McCabe PHI Aphrodisias 826 ; all published by Roueché, PPA 46.B.
Text constituted from:
Transcription (Reynolds, Roueché). This edition Roueché (2007).
1
1 Νικᾷ ἡ τύχη τ̣ῶν
2 Ν̣ι̣κᾷ ἡ τύχη
3 τ̣ω̣ν̣ [Πρασ]ίνων
2
i
(Design, type 3Rows2, within a frame)
ii
(Design, type H4, within a frame)
iii
1 [·· ? ··] Μ [··] vac. Η
2 ΤΟΣ̣Λ̣Ι̣ [··] Σ̣ΣΟΥ
3Ι̣Ω̣Ν κῦρ
6
(Design, type C2 )
13
i
(A cross, carefully cut, with triangular ends to each arm)
ii
14
(Design, type C2 )
15
1 κΡα|[τέχεται] ...
16
i
1 vac. ΚΚ vac.
ii
(Traces of letters )
19
1 | (Design, type S.1)
2 | κατ|[έχεται]
21
( Traces of letters )
22
( Traces of letters )
23
(There is a well-cut picture of a scorpion. )
25
I
(Design, one type C2 )
II
(Design)
26
( Traces of letters)
1
1ΝΙΚΑΗΤΥΧΗ·ΩΝ
2··ΚΑΗΤΥΧΗ
3···[····]ΙΝΩΝ
2
i
(Design, type 3Rows2, within a frame)
ii
(Design, type H4, within a frame)
iii
1[ - - - ]Μ[··]   Η
2ΤΟ···[··]·ΣΟΥ
3··ΝΚΥΡ
6
(Design, type C2 )
13
i
(A cross, carefully cut, with triangular ends to each arm)
ii
14
(Design, type C2 )
15
1ΚΡΑ[·······]
16
i
1   ΚΚ   
ii
(Traces of letters )
19
1(Design, type S.1)
2ΚΑΤ[······]
21
( Traces of letters )
22
( Traces of letters )
23
(There is a well-cut picture of a scorpion. )
25
I
(Design, one type C2 )
II
(Design)
26
( Traces of letters)
<div type="textpart_section" n="1" >
<ab>
<lb n="1" />
Νικᾷ
τύχη
<unclear reason="damage" >
τ
</unclear>
ῶν
<lb n="2" />
<unclear reason="damage" >
Νι
</unclear>
κᾷ
τύχη
<lb n="3" />
<unclear reason="damage" >
των
</unclear>
<supplied reason="lost" >
Πρασ
</supplied>
ίνων
</ab>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="2" >
<div type="textpart_column" n="i" >
<note>
Design, type 3Rows2, within a frame
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_column" n="ii" >
<note>
Design, type H4, within a frame
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_column" n="iii" >
<ab>
<lb n="1" />
<gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
μ
</orig>
<gap reason="lost" extent="2" unit="character" />
<space extent="3" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
η
</orig>
<lb n="2" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
το
<unclear reason="damage" >
σλι
</unclear>
</orig>
<gap reason="lost" extent="2" unit="character" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
<unclear reason="damage" >
σ
</unclear>
σου
</orig>
<lb n="3" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
<unclear reason="damage" >
ιω
</unclear>
ν
</orig>
κῦρ
</ab>
</div>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="6" >
<note>
Design, type C2
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="13" >
<div type="textpart_column" n="i" >
<note>
A cross, carefully cut, with triangular ends to each arm
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_column" n="ii" >
<ab>
<note>
On the adjacent seat traces of letters
</note>
.
</ab>
</div>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="14" >
<note>
Design, type C2
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="15" >
<ab>
<lb n="1" />
κ
<orig n="unresolved" >
ρ
</orig>
α
<milestone unit="block" />
<supplied reason="lost" >
τέχεται
</supplied>
...
</ab>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="16" >
<div type="textpart_column" n="i" >
<ab>
<lb n="1" />
<space extent="3" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
ΚΚ
<space extent="3" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
</ab>
</div>
<div type="textpart_column" n="ii" >
<note>
Traces of letters
</note>
</div>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="19" >
<ab>
<lb n="1" />
<milestone unit="block" />
<note>
Design, type S.1
</note>
<lb n="2" />
<milestone unit="block" />
κατ
<milestone unit="block" />
<supplied reason="lost" >
έχεται
</supplied>
</ab>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="21" >
<note>
Traces of letters
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="22" >
<note>
Traces of letters
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="23" >
<note>
There is a well-cut picture of a scorpion.
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="25" >
<div type="textpart_column" n="I" >
<note>
Design, one type C2
</note>
</div>
<div type="textpart_column" n="II" >
<note>
Design
</note>
</div>
</div>
<div type="textpart_section" n="26" >
<note>
Traces of letters
</note>
</div>

Translation:

Row 1: The fortune of the [ - ] triumphs ! The fortune of the Greens triumphs !

Row 15: Reserved.

Row 19: Reserved.

Commentary:

See bibliography.

Photographs:

Row 1 (1975)
 Row 1 (1975)
Row 2.iii (1975)
 Row 2.iii (1975)
Row 13.i (1975)
 Row 13.i (1975)
Row 13.ii (1975)
 Row 13.ii (1975)
Row 16.i (1975)
 Row 16.i (1975)
Row 19 (1975)
 Row 19 (1975)
Row 22 (1988)
 Row 22 (1988)
Row 23 (1975)
 Row 23 (1975)

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