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Dedication to Sarapis, Isis and Anubis by Three Groups (ca. 200-150 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands


Delos (Southwestern islands, Asia Minor — Pleiades map)
IG XI,4 1226 = RICIS 202/0135 = PHI 63711  = ID# 7474

 200-150 BCE

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Three plaques of white marble at the site of Delos (inv. E632). Kineas makes a dedication to the gods and is honored by either three different associations or three sub-groups of a larger association.

Kineas son of Agorallos dedicated this to Sarapis, Isis, and Anubis as a thanksgiving.

(In a crown on the left:)

The association (koinon) of the therapeutists (therapeutai; i.e. servants of the god) honored Kineas.

(In a crown in the middle:)

The association of those who wear black (melanēphoroi) honored Kineas.

(In a crown on the right:)

The society (thiasos) of the Sarapiasts honored Kineas.

Written/translated by: Harland



[- - - Σαρά]πιδι, Ἴσιδι, Ἀνούβιδι Κινέας Ἀγοράλλου χαριστή[ρ]ιον. |

(In a crown on the left, beginning at line 2:) τὸ κοινὸν | τῶν θερα|πευτ[ῶ]ν̣ || Κινέ̣αν.

((In a crown in the middle, beginning at line 2:) τὸ κοινὸν | τῶν μελ̣[α]|νηφόρων || Κινέαν.

(In a crown on the right, beginning at line 2:) ὁ θίασος | ὁ τῶν Σαρα|πιαστῶν || Κινέαν.

Item added: December 8, 2012
Item modified: February 19, 2016
ID number: 7474
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