Description:
?A white marble building block or statue base.
Text:
Inscribed on the face.
Letters:
0.02; ligatures: l.1, ΜΗ, l.2, ΜΜ; l. 2, diaeretic dots either side of the initial Υ of Hypsicles (twice).
Date:
Second to third centuries A.D. (lettering)
Findspot:
Re-used in the Walls, South (west part); 'au turbe des remparts', by the Islamic holy place just west of the excavated stretch of the south city wall, near 12.612 (=MAMA 410), 12.714 (=MAMA 561)
Original Location:
Unknown
Last recorded location:
Unknown
History of discovery:
Recorded by Gaudin (20); not reported subsequently.
Bibliography:
Published from Gaudin by Reinach, 29, whence McCabe PHI Aphrodisias 354.
Text constituted from:
Gaudin's squeeze; publications. This edition Roueché and Bodard (2007).
0 [Σεπ Αυρ Φλ Οὐενιδιος Ὑψικλης τε]-
1τράκι stop τοῦ Ἀρχιμήδους Εὔφρων stop ἱερεὺς τοῦ
2 Ἀσκληπιοῦ stop δι' Ἀμμίας τ<ῆ>ς Ὑψικλέους τοῦ Ὑ-
3ψικλέους τοῦ φύσει Ζήνωνος Ὑψικλίδος τετρά-
4 κις ἀρχιερείας θυγατρὸς πόλεως τῆς μάμ-
5[μ]η̣ς αὐτοῦ καθὼς ὑπὲρ αὐτοῦ ὑπέσχετο κα̣[ὶ]
5a[·· ? ··
0[······························]
1ΤΡΑΚΙ stop ΤΟΥΑΡΧΙΜΗΔΟΥΣΕΥΦΡΩΝ stop ΙΕΡΕΥΣΤΟΥ
2ΑΣΚΛΗΠΙΟΥ stop ΔΙ'ΑΜΜΙΑΣΤΣΥΨΙΚΛΕΟΥΣΤΟΥΥ
3ΨΙΚΛΕΟΥΣΤΟΥΦΥΣΕΙΖΗΝΩΝΟΣΥΨΙΚΛΙΔΟΣΤΕΤΡΑ
4ΚΙΣΑΡΧΙΕΡΕΙΑΣΘΥΓΑΤΡΟΣΠΟΛΕΩΣΤΗΣΜΑΜ
5[·]·ΣΑΥΤΟΥΚΑΘΩΣΥΠΕΡΑΥΤΟΥΥΠΕΣΧΕΤΟΚ·[·]
5a[·· ? ··
<ab>
<lb n="0" />
<supplied reason="lost" >
Σεπ
Αυρ
Φλ
Οὐενιδιος
Ὑψικλης
</supplied>
<supplied reason="lost" >
τε
</supplied>
<lb n="1" type="worddiv" />
τράκι
<g type="stop" />
τοῦ
Ἀρχι
μή
δους
Εὔφρων
<g type="stop" />
ἱερεὺς
τοῦ
<lb n="2" />
Ἀσκληπιοῦ
<g type="stop" />
δι'
μμ
ίας
τ
<supplied reason="omitted" >
</supplied>
ς
ψικλέους
τοῦ
<lb n="3" type="worddiv" />
ψικλέους
τοῦ
φύσει
Ζήνωνος
Ὑψικλίδος
τετρά
<lb n="4" type="worddiv" />
κις
ἀρχιερείας
θυγατρὸς
πόλεως
τῆς
μάμ
<lb n="5" type="worddiv" />
<supplied reason="lost" >
μ
</supplied>
<unclear reason="damage" >
η
</unclear>
ς
αὐτοῦ
καθὼς
ὑπὲρ
αὐτοῦ
ὑπέσχετο
κ
<unclear reason="damage" >
α
</unclear>
<supplied reason="lost" >
</supplied>
<lb n="5a" />
<gap reason="lost" extent="unknown" unit="line" dim="bottom" />
</ab>

Apparatus

l. 2, ΤΜΣ

l. 5, [μη]ς Reinach; at end ΚΙ Reinach

Translation:

[?Septimius Aurelius Flavius Venidius Hypsikles] Euphron (i.e. son of Hypsikles the son of Hypsikles the son of Hypsikles) the son of Archimedes, priest of Asklepios, through the agency of Ammia Hypsiklis, daughter of Hypsikles son of Hypsikles natural son of Zenon, four times high priestess, daughter of the city, his grandmother, as she promised on his behalf [·· ? ··

Commentary:

The name has been restored by comparison with 12.638 (=75.286).

The function of the text is unclear; it may be a dedication, or a record of work undertaken by Euphron.

Photographs:
none.

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