83. Epitaph of Papes and Nana

Παπῃ τῷ
καὶ Νανᾳ
τῇ μητρὶ

Papes for his father Papes in memory and for his mother Nana while she lived.

Round, molded funerary base, seen by Naour in 1974 in the courtyard of the house of Fehmi Tur in Çameli.

Height: 98 cm; diameter: 32 cm; letters: 2-2.5 cm.

Naour 1976, p. 115-6, no. 6 (pl. V.6); SEG 26 (1976-77), no. 1422.

L. 1 : The name Παπης must be epichoric in this region but could be of Greek origin elsewhere; see Zgusta 1964, no. 1199.4 and his comments on the various names belonging to this group, p. 415; Robert and Robert 1954, p. 78; Naour, op. cit. 116. For Cibyra see IK Kibyra I 252 (Παπης or Παπας).

L. 6 : Νανα: see no. 48.

L. 8 : On ζώσῃ and similar formulae see no. 39.