Funerary altar of Eutycheti Augustorum dedicated by Philumene (GER0207)

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Title

Funerary altar of Eutycheti Augustorum dedicated by Philumene (GER0207)

Description

A funerary altar for a freedman, Eutycheti Augustorum, an assistant in the public records (adiutor tabularium), dedicated by his 'dearest wife,' Philumene.

Source

Publisher

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.450, no.210, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Rights

Jones, A.H.M. 1928. "Inscriptions from Jerash," JRS 18:144-178 (no.8, pl. XIII)

Format

Stone

Language

Identifier

GER207

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

1e567b09-0899-40c5-a178-dbf8e6491cec

Funerary altar Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

0.88 m tall
0.57 m wide
0.35 m deep

Description of Altar and Decoration

Large, simple altar with cyma recta moulding, acroteria and prominent inscription in monumental alphabet.

Location of Inscription

Front face between bands of cyma recta moulding.

Diplomatic

Eutycheti Au-
gustorum lib(erto)
adiut(ori) tabul(ariorum)
Philumene ca-
rissimo coiugi feci.

Translation

For Eutycheti Augustorum,
freedman,
assistant at the public records.
Philumene, his
dearest wife made (this).

Diplomatic Constituted From

Welles 1938

Translation Constituted From

WIRE Project

Letters

5 cm tall

Findspot

South-southeast of Triumphal Arch in fields

Current Location (if known)

Reported in museum (inv. no. 47) by Welles (1938).

Name 2

Role 2

Selected Bibliography

Jones, A.H.M. 1928. "Inscriptions from Jerash," JRS 18:144-178 (no.8, pl. XIII)

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," no.450, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Citation

“Funerary altar of Eutycheti Augustorum dedicated by Philumene (GER0207),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed June 16, 2024, https://wireproject.org/items/show/23.

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