Samos (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map)
= IG XII,6.2 600
= SIRIS 254
= PHI 344374
= ID# 17932
Base of marble (16 x 80 x 80 cm; letter height: 2 cm). Although no association is mentioned, the reference to this man's role as "sacred-bearer" in processions implies involvement in a group of devotees of the Egyptian deities.
This was dedicated to Sarapis, Isis, Anubis, Harpokrates (Halphokrates). Auxos son of Demokles, Samian who is also a sacred-bearer (hieraphoros) on Tenos (island), wearer of the seven garments, together with his wife, Heorte, dedicated this for themselves.
Written/translated by: Harland
Σεράπιδι Εἴσιδι Ἀνούβιδι | Ἁλφοκράτῃ Αὖξος Δημοκλέους Σάμιος ὁ καὶ Τήνιος ἱεραφόρος, ἑπτάστολος, σὺν καὶ τῇ γυναι||κὶ Ἑορτῇ καθιέρωσεν εἰς τὰ ἴδια̣.
Item added: October 31, 2015
Item modified: October 31, 2015
ID number: 17932
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Category: 4) Greek Islands
, b) Southeastern islands (off Caria and Cilicia)
, Dedication inscription
, f) 2nd century CE
, k) New documents (not in AGRW book)