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Honors (frag.) Involving Sacred Object Bearers and Sacred Sailors (II-III CE) Tomis - Scythia and Moesia


Tomis (Scythia and Moesia, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
ITomis 98 = RICIS 618/1007 = PHI 173197  = ID# 14635

 II-III CE

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Fragment of a slab of marble (23 x 20 cm). The mention of "sacred sailors" (hieronautai) and bearers of some sacred objects or shrines (pastophoroi) suggests a group devoted to the goddess Isis.

Too fragmentary to translate.

Written/translated by: Harland



[— — —] φιλ[ον— —] | [— — Μενε(?)κ]ράτου[ς —] | [πατέρα π]αστοφόρω[ν σὺν] | γ̣υναῖκα δὲ α[ὐτοῦ ἱ]||ε̣ροναῦται ἀν̣[δριάσι(?)] | ἐκ τῶν ἰδίων [ἐτίμησαν] | [π]ρ̣οστατοῦντος [τοῦ κοινοῦ] | [Ἀρισ]τάρχου Ἰ[— — —] | [— — —]

Item added: February 26, 2015
Item modified: April 6, 2016
ID number: 14635
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