. . . the motion that Lysias son of Periander of Plotheia made: For good fortune, the sacrificing associates (orgeōnes) approved. In order that the partnership (koinōnia) in the sacrifices be maintained for all time for the association (koinon) that is near Kalliphanes’ property and that of the hero Echelos, it was resolved: to inscribe the names of those who owe anything to the partnership – both the principal and the interest, as much as each owes – on a monument (stele) and set it up by the altar in the temple, and to inscribe the ancient decrees on the monument. And further that . . . supervise the inscribing and its erection in the temple and render an account to the association of whatever has been spent for these purposes. This was approved by the sacrificing associates.
Furthermore, the host (hestiator) should offer the sacrifice on the 17th and 18th of the month of Hekatombion. On the first day he should sacrifice a young pig to the Heroines, sacrifice an adult animal to the Hero, and prepare an offering table. On the last day he should sacrifice an adult animal to the Hero. He must render an account of whatever he has expended and must not spend more than the income. Let him distribute shares of the meat to the sacrificing associates who are present – as well as up to a half-share to their sons – and to the women of sacrificing associates, giving to free women the same share and up to a half share to their daughters and up to a half-share for one female attendant. Let him hand over the woman’s share to the man. It was approved by the sacrificing associates. Let the host . . . of the interest . . .Written/translated by: Kloppenborg
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