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Grave of Sosikles Prepared by Archers (150-100 BCE) Tanagra - Boeotia


Tanagra (Boeotia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map)
Roesch 1982,166-167 (no. 22) = Marchand 2015, 261 (no. 7) = SEG 32 (1982), no. 487 = PHI 327252  = ID# 18576

 150-100 BCE

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Slab of local black limestone decorated with two rosettes beneath the inscription (65 x 38 x 10 cm). Now in Skhimatari Museum.

Over the body of Sosikles.  The regiment (taxis) of archers (pharetritai) buried him.

Written/translated by: Harland



ἐπὶ | Σωσικλεῖ· τοῦ|τον ἔθαψεν ἡ τάξι|ς τῶν φαρετριτῶν.

Item added: November 24, 2015
Item modified: November 24, 2015
ID number: 18576
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