ROMAN LIMESTONE FUNERAL STELE

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ROMAN LIMESTONE FUNERAL STELE

In the form of a naiskos with an inscription in Greek in a recessed field. Epitaph of Isoaution (?): ‘…Iσouativ mikpov κλauσate vacat | ωσ ετων δυο. (ετουσ) δ’ Παυν εκ vacat…’ ‘Isoautin’ is female proper name, not previously attested. From Esna

Ex priv. coll. W. Gieben, Netherlands 1960s
Dim. 34,4 x 19,3 cm.

1st – 3rd cent. AD

Publ. SEG 38-1689; Ed.pr. P.J. Sijpesteijn, ZPE 72 (1988), 79/80

 7.500

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