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[217] Dedication for Demeter by Gardeners (imperial era) Pessinous area - Galatia

Pessinous area (Galatia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), imperial era
AGRW 217 = IPessinous 22 = PHI 267454 = AGRW ID# 1538


Votive tablet found at Ballihisar, now lost (dimensions unknown).

To good fortune!  Klaros son of Eudaimon and Aquila son of … Name, superintendents of the association (systēma) of gardeners (kēpouroi), dedicated this to the goddess Demeter Karpophoros (“Fruit–Bringer”) using funds from the treasury.

Translation by: Harland

[ἀγαθ]ῇ τύχῃ. θεᾷ ǀ [Δήμ]ητρι Καρποφǀ[ό]<ρ>ῳ Κλᾶ̣ρ<ο>ς (?) Εὐδαίǀμ̣<ο>νος κ̣α̣ὶ Ἀκύλας [ . . . ]ǀǀα̣να̣σ[ο]υ, ἐπιμελούǀ[μ]ενοι συ<σ>τήμαǀ[τ]ος κηπουρῶν καǀ[θιέρ]ω<σ>αν ἐκ τοῦ τ[α]ǀμ[εί]ο̣υ̣ vac.

IPessinous 22: Facsimile from CIG.
Public domain.

Item added: January 12, 2012
Item modified: January 22, 2016
ID number: 1538
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