(17 lines missing due to damage) . . . set up this in memory of the dead and the others. . . (5 lines too damaged to translate) . . . In the year that Tauriskos was civic leader (archōn), in the month of Mounichion on the eighteenth day, the male friends convened a contribution-society (eranos) and by communal determination (koinē boulē) signed an agreement (thesmos) of friendship.
The regulation of the contributors (eranistai): It is not lawful for anyone to enter this most holy synod (synodos) of contributors without being first examined as to whether he is pure, pious, and good. Let the president (prostatēs), the head of the contribution-society (archeranistēs), the secretary, the treasurers, and the advocates (syndikoi) examine the candidate. Except for the president, let these positions be chosen by lot each year. The one who has been entrusted with the tomb of the hero shall be in charge of the service for his lifetime. May the contribution-society increase because of the zealousness of its members! But if anyone of those should be seen where fighting or disturbances occur, he shall be expelled from the contribution-society, being fined twenty-five Attic drachmas or being punished with double the blows in addition to judgment (?).Translation by: Harland and Kloppenborg
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