14.8. Gladiator memorial for Euplous
- White marble panel-stele (H. 0.895, W. W. 0.50, D. D. 0.24). The relief is of a gladiator advancing to his left. He wears body armour, which stretches down to his wrists, leg-guards, and a helmet with a crest; in his left arm he has a long shield, and in his right hand a short sword.
- Inscribed on upper moulding
- standard forms, 0.03
- Second to third centuries A.D. (lettering)
- found with 14.9 and 14.5 during roadworks near Karaçasu
- Original Location:
- Last recorded location:
- History of discovery:
- recorded by the NYU expedition in 1968
- Published by Roueché, PPA 20.
- Text constituted from:
- transcriptions (Reynolds, Roueché) This edition Roueché (2007).
Euplous of brigade 3
Euplous, although not specifically attested of gladiators, is a very common name.