Description:
Plastered wall, in a recess.
Text:
The text is scratched on the north side of a recess, at 1.40 above ground level; it occupies a space W. 0.28 high and W. 0.12 wide. The surface is lost at the lower left.
Letters:
Cursive and very irregular, 0.01-0.02; abbreviations: // (ll. 1, 2); Υ over Μ.
Date:
Fourth century (terminology, location)
Findspot:
Tetrastoon: east wall of theatre building. There are recesses in the wall on either side of the main entrance; this is on the north wall of the south recess. .
Original Location:
Findspot.
Last recorded location:
Findspot.
History of discovery:
Recorded by the NYU expedition.
Bibliography:
Published by Roueché, Aphrodisias in Late Antiquity no. 213, and plate xlv, whence McCabe PHI Aphrodisias 764.
Text constituted from:
Transcription (Roueché). This edition Roueché (2007).
1 ΙΚΕΡ v. μυ(ριάδας) η´
2 στορ̣(ακος) v. μυ(ριάδας) β´
3 ἐλέω v. μυ(ριάδας) κ´
4 λαχαν̣αο̣Ι̣Ι̣ v. μυ(ριάδας) ιγ´
5 μέλιτος v. μυ(ριάδας) γ´
6 [?οἴ]νου v. μυ(ριάδας) ιε´
7 ψουμίον v. μυ(ριάδας) η´
8 [ὄ]σ̣πρου v. μυ(ριάδας) β´
9[·· ? ··]Ι̣ΥΛΙΟς v. μυ(ριάδας) δ´
10[·· ? ··]Ι̣Υ̣ΟΥ v. μυ(ριάδας) β´
11 ΔΙ[·· ? ··] v. μυ(ριάδας) θ´
12-13·· ? ··(scratches and damage over ?2 lines)
14ΙΣΝ[·· ? ··]
15 v.
1ΙΚΕΡ ΜΥΗ
2ΣΤΟ· ΜΥΒ
3ΕΛΕΩ ΜΥΚ
4ΛΑΧΑ·Α··· ΜΥΙΓ
5ΜΕΛΙΤΟΣ ΜΥΓ
6[··]ΝΟΥ ΜΥΙΕ
7ΨΟΥΜΙΟΝ ΜΥΗ
8[·]·ΠΡΟΥ ΜΥΒ
9[ - - - ]·ΥΛΙΟΣ ΜΥΔ
10[ - - - ]··ΟΥ ΜΥΒ
11ΔΙ[ - - - ] ΜΥΘ
12-13·· ? ··(scratches and damage over 2 lines)
14ΙΣΝ[ - - - ]
15 
<ab>
<lb n="1" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
ικερ
</orig>
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="8" >
η
</num>
<lb n="2" />
<expan>
<abbr>
στο
<unclear reason="damage" >
ρ
</unclear>
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ακος
</supplied>
</expan>
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="2" >
β
</num>
<lb n="3" />
ἐλέω
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="20" >
κ
</num>
<lb n="4" />
λαχα
<unclear reason="damage" >
ν
</unclear>
α
<unclear reason="damage" >
ο
</unclear>
<orig n="unresolved" >
<unclear reason="damage" >
ιι
</unclear>
</orig>
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="13" >
ιγ
</num>
<lb n="5" />
μέλιτος
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="3" >
γ
</num>
<lb n="6" />
<supplied reason="lost" cert="low" >
οἴ
</supplied>
νου
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="15" >
ιε
</num>
<lb n="7" />
ψουμίον
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="8" >
η
</num>
<lb n="8" />
<supplied reason="lost" >
</supplied>
<unclear reason="damage" >
σ
</unclear>
πρου
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="2" >
β
</num>
<lb n="9" />
<gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character" dim="left" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
<unclear reason="damage" >
ι
</unclear>
υλιο
</orig>
ς
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="4" >
δ
</num>
<lb n="10" />
<gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character" dim="left" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
<unclear reason="damage" >
ιυ
</unclear>
ου
</orig>
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="2" >
β
</num>
<lb n="11" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
δι
</orig>
<gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character" dim="internal" />
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
<expan>
<abbr>
μυ
</abbr>
<supplied reason="abbreviation" >
ριάδας
</supplied>
</expan>
<num value="9" >
θ
</num>
<lb n="12-13" />
<gap reason="illegible" extent="2" unit="line" />
<note>
scratches and damage over
2
lines
</note>
<lb n="14" />
<orig n="unresolved" >
ισν
</orig>
<gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="character" dim="right" />
<lb n="15" />
<space extent="1" unit="character" dim="horizontal" />
</ab>

Translation:

?, 8 myriads; ?storax, 2 myriads; oil, 30 myriads ?vegetables, 13 myriads; honey, 3 myriads; wine, 15 myriads; bread, 8 myriads; ?pulse, 2 myriads; [·· ? ··], 4 myriads; [·· ? ··], 2 myriads; [·· ? ··], 9 myriads; [·· ? ··]

Commentary:

See discussion at ALA XI.19.

Photographs:

Face (1983)
 Face (1983)

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