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[260] Dedication to Dionysos and the Initiates (imperial era) Mytilene on Lesbos - Northern islands


Mytilene on Lesbos (Northern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), imperial era
AGRW 260 = IG XII,8 643 = Jaccottet 2003, vol. 2, no. 12 = PHI 79850  = ID# 1735


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This inscription is not from Skopelos as originally thought (as in IG; see SEG 45 [1995], no. 1093).

Gaius Coelius Pankarpos set up the shrine and the place in front of it for the god Dionysos and for the initiates (mystai) in the place.

Translation by: Ascough



Γάϊος Κοί[λι]ος Πάνκαρπος | θεῷ Διονύσῳ καὶ τοῖς ἐν | τῷ τόπῳ μύσταις ἀνέθη|κε τὸ ἱερὸν καὶ τὸν πρὸ αὐ||τοῦ τόπον.

Item added: March 2, 2012
Item modified: April 14, 2015
ID number: 1735
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