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SALAMIS

SALAMIS IN THE ISLAND OF CYPRUS.
BY ALEXANDER PALMA DI CESNOLÀ, F.S.A.,
page 58

There is a village of the name of Sotera still extant in the vicinity of Salamis. Here, however, the word is the name of

a female. The sepulchral and conventional formula, embodied in the last two words of this inscription, is found very commonly throughout the island. A broken, but still rectangular, slab (fig. 106) of marble, which measures about seven inches long and five inches high, reads:—

 


Another slab (fig. 107) of marble, nine inches and a quarter broad and five inches and three-quarters high, has the usual sepulchral formula; but the name of a female on the first line has been altered, traces of letters erased being under those that now stand to represent a somewhat unusual name.


The following sepulchral inscription is on a marble slab (fig. 108) measuring nine inches and three-quarters in breadth and six inches and a quarter in height:—


On a marble slab (fig. 109) measuring six inches in breadth and twelve inches in height, the following Greek inscription occurs:—

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