Elmalı Yurt / Pırnaz

60. Epitaph of Mousaios.

Τατεις Μουσαίου
ἡ μήτηρ καὶ Ἑρμαῖος
ὁ ἀδελφὸς Μουσαῖον
ἐποίησαν καθὼς
αὐτὸς διετάξατο,
μνήμης ἕνεκεν

Tateis, mother of Mousaios, and Hermaios, his brother, made (this monument for) Mousaios in (his) memory, according to the instructions he left in his will.

Round funerary column with molded top and bottom, found in 1985 by Hall at the primary school at Elmalı Yurt (formerly Pırnaz). In 2005 the stone was still in the courtyard by the entrance of the building and near no. 61.

Height: 81 cm; diameter: 47 cm; letters: 2.5-3 cm.

Milner 1998, p. 4, no. 4; SEG 48 (1998), no. 1570.

Ll. 1-2 : Τατεις: see no. 59. Ἑρμαῖος: see no. 71. On the Greek-sounding yet probably native name Μουσαῖος see Zgusta 1964, no. 988 and Brixhe and Hodot 1988, no. 4 (Elmalı).

L. 3 : On placing the name of the deceased in the accusative case (Μουσαῖον), see no. 35.