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Funerary Honors (frag.) by Adoniasts and Other Associations (I BCE) Lindos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands


Lindos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I BCE
ILindos 656 = RICIS 204/0339 = SIRIS 237 = PHI 191385 = AGRW ID# 15085


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Fragment of a base of Lartian marble found in 1906 (28.5 x 55 x 62 cm). The plural farewell indicates that more than one person was being posthumously honored here, likely a couple.

Names . . . who have been honored. . . by the group-name (?). . . with a gold . . . crown (?) . . . and, again, have been honored. . . by the group-name (?). . . with a gold . . . crown and (?) . . . by the Adonis-devotees (Adoniastai) . . . and by the Sarapis-devotees (Sarapiastai) . . . and by the Hermes-devotees (Hermaistai) with a gold . . . crown (?).  Farewell good people!

Translation by: Harland



τιμαθ[έντες ὑπὸ — — —] | χρυσ[έωι στεφάνωι] | καὶ πάλι τιμαθ[έντες ὑπὸ — — —] | χρυσέωι [στεφάνωι καὶ] | ὑπὸ Ἀδωνιαστᾶ[ν — — —] || καὶ ὑπὸ Σαραπιαστ[ᾶν — — —] | καὶ ὑπὸ Ἑρμαϊστᾶν χρυσέ[ωι στεφάνωι] | χρηστοὶ χαίρετε {ν}.

Item added: March 8, 2015
Item modified: April 6, 2016
ID number: 15085
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