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Gravestone of Pontikos son of Nemerios, of Herakleia 

Carrier: Slab

Material: Limestone

Object description: The slab is hewn off below and damaged by dents above. Six-line inscription occupies almost all face side of the slab. Only a part of symbols in the last line survive.
Finding site: Tauric Chersonesos

Finding conditions: Discovered in 1897, in the soil above the necropolis near Karantinnaya bay (near monastery's cattle yard). Excavated by Karl Kostsyushko-Valyuzhinich (NPTS archive, file no. 6, page 27, squeeze 142; file no. 26, page 3, no. 142).

Keeping place: NPTC

Inventory number: 3612

Sizes (cm): [35]/28/12.5

Letter height (cm): 4

Chronology: Second century AD

Matirial author: Igor' Makarov

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