Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Grave with Fines Payable to the Marble Workers (undated) Kyzikos area [Prokonessos] - Mysia and the Troad


Kyzikos area [Prokonessos] (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
IMT 1346 = IKyzikos I 409 = PHI 288650 = AGRW ID# 7211


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Block of marble (66 x 78). In the Fenari Isa Mosque in Istanbul in 1980.

. . . and for his wife Polychronia and . . . .  Now if anyone dares to place another . . . body in it he will pay to the city (polis) a penalty (?) . . . of 1500 denarii and to the sacred guild (technē) of marble-workers (leukourgoi). . . the same amount (?).

Translation by: Harland



- - - ] γ̣υναικὶ αὐτοῦ Πολυχρονίᾳ καὶ [- - - ] | [- - -]ν· εἰ δέ τις τολμήσει ἕτερόν τιν[α κατα]|[θέσθαι δώσει τῇ πόλει προστεί]μ̣ου (δην.) ͵αφʹ καὶ τῇ ἱερᾷ τέχνῃ τῶν λευκουργῶν [τὸ ἴσο]ν.

Item added: December 6, 2012
Item modified: December 3, 2015
ID number: 7211
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