The Greek inscription, although fragmentary, is sufficient to provide enough of the sense and the poetic tone of the epitaph. It records the burial place of a certain Bacchi(o)s who had enjoyed a successful career as either a butcher or a chef.
From Cyprus, said to be from Kition (modern Larnaka)
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Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1925, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.
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