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[31a] Grave of Lykaon Prepared by Athenaists (II-I BCE) Tanagra - Boeotia

Tanagra (Boeotia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), II-I BCE
AGRW 31 = GRA I 57 = IG VII 685 = Marchand 2015, 256 (no. 3) = SEG 32 (1982), no. 488 = PHI 144164 = AGRW ID# 4504
Copenhagen Inventory info: 935


Slab of white marble with pediment, acroteria, and a triangular top (32.5 x 18.5 x 7 cm). Found in looted tombs in 1873-74, now in the Athens Epigraphical Museum (inv. EM 937).

Over the body of Lykaon. The Athena-devotees (Athenaistai) buried him.

Translation by: Kloppenborg

ἐπὶ Λυκάωνι· | οὗτον ἔθα|ψαν τὺ Ἀθα|ναϊστή.

Item added: October 23, 2012
Item modified: September 4, 2020
ID number: 4504
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