Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[282] Dedication of a Statue by an Association of Women (early I CE) Alexandria - Delta region


Alexandria (Delta region, Egypt — Pleiades map), early I CE
AGRW 282 = IAlexandriaK 70 = PHI 227160  = ID# 652


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Statue base of black granite, now in the Alexandria Greco-Roman Museum, Bahnassa (inv. 211, Catalogue 170).

The high-priestess and president (prostatis) Tetiris dedicated this to the Apollonian (?) women’s synod (synodos) in the . . . xth year of Caesar, on the first of the month Pachon.

Translation by: Kloppenborg



[τῇ Απολλ(?)]ω̣νιακῇ γυναικήᾳ | [συνόδῳ] ἐκ κοινῶν χρη|[μάτων ․․]ριν ἀρχιιέρηα (vac.) | [καὶ προσ]τάτις καὶ Τετῖρις || [ἔτους ․․' Κ]αίσαρος Παχὼν α'.

Item added: November 21, 2011
Item modified: December 13, 2015
ID number: 652
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