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Dedication to Sarapis, Isis, and Anubis by Tenth-Day Celebrators (ca. 200 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands


Delos (Southwestern islands, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. 200 BCE
IG XI,4 1227 = RICIS 202/0139 = PHI 63712  = ID# 7451


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Base of white marble on the site of Delos (inv. E 635). The association, which evidently celebrates on the tenth of the month, consists of nine men and seven women who met in Sarapis sanctuary B (Sarapieion B).

The association of male tenth-day celebrators (dekadistai) and of female tenth-day celebrators (dekaistriai) which Ariston gathered together dedicated this to Sarapis, Isis, Anubis and the gods who share the temple.  (Male names:) Iatrokles, Apollodoros, Dorion, Glaukias, Neon, Theophilos, Herakleides, Menippos son of Iatrokleus, Herakleides.  (Female names:) Kallo, Eutychis, Phila, Klea, Dianoia, Syneton, Philokrite.

Translation by: Harland



τὸ κοινὸν τῶν δεκαδιστῶν καὶ | δεκαδιστριῶν ὧν συνήγαγεν | Ἀρίστων Σαράπιδι, Ἴσιδι, Ἀνούβιδι, | θεοῖς συννάοις. || Ἰατροκλῆς, Ἀπολλόδ[ω]ρ̣ος, Δωρίων, Γλαυκίας, | Νέων, Θεόφιλος, Ἡρακλε̣ί̣δη̣ς, Μένιππος Ἰατροκλ[έ]|ους, Ἡρακλείδης. Καλλώ, Εὐτ̣υχί[ς], Φίλα, Κλέ[α], | Διάνοια, Σύνετον, Φιλοκρίτη.

RICIS 202/0139: Dedication by the tenth-day celebrators.
Courtesy of Laurent Bricault.
© École française d’Athènes.

Item added: December 8, 2012
Item modified: February 19, 2016
ID number: 7451
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