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Grave of a Leader of a Bacchic Association (III CE) Daskyleion - Mysia and the Troad


Daskyleion (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), III CE
C. Tanriver, EA 18 (1991) 80-81 (no. 3) = SEG 41 (1991), no. 1064  = ID# 20464


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Quadrangular altar of marble moulded above and below with two snakes slithering up the handles of a kantharos on the right side.

Aurelius Tatianos set this up for Olympas the Bacchic sacred one (bacchos hieros; i.e. leader of a Dionysiac association) from his own resources as a memorial.

Or: Aurelius Tatianos son of Olympas set this up for the Bacchic sacred one from his own resources as a memorial.

Translation by: Harland



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