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Grave with Fines Payable to the Fishermen (undated) Kyzikos - Mysia and the Troad


Kyzikos (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
IMT 1826 = IKyzikos I 260 = F.W. Hasluck, "Unpublished Inscriptions from the Cyzicus Neighbourhood," JHS 24 (1904) 32 (no. 43) = PHI 289109  = AGRW ID# 7227


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Grave inscription (62 x 34 cm).

. . . for Claudius Demokritos . . . for his son.  Now if anyone dares . . . he will pay .. . x denarii (?) . . . to the most sacred . . . sanhedrin (?) . . . of fishermen (halieis) . . .  and he will be guilty of the charge (?) . . . of grave-robbing.

Translation by: Harland



[- - -]․․ΝΕΑ[- - -] | [- - - καὶ] Κλ. Δημοκρ[ίτῳ - -] | [- - - τῷ] ὑῷ· εἰ δὲ τολμ[ήσει - - - ] | [δώ]σει τῷ ἱερωτ[άτῳ συνεδρίῳ] || [τ]ῶν ἁλιέων (δην.) [—ʹ καὶ ὑπεύθυνος] | [ἔστω τῷ τῆ]ς τυμβωρ[υχίας ἐγκλήματι].

IMT 1826: Facsimile by Hasluck 1904, 32.
Public domain.

Item added: December 6, 2012
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 7227
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