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Table with a List of Society-members (ca. 400 BCE) Athens - Attica

Athens (Attica, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), ca. 400 BCE
GRA I 1 = IG II² 2343 = IG II 986b = PHI 4579 = AGRW ID# 3444
Copenhagen Inventory info: 275


Cult table of Pentelic marble (140 x 64 x 30 cm; letter height: 1.7–3.0 cm), with the text inscribed around the edge of the table (II. 1-4) and between three oval depressions (II. 5-6). The stone is a trapeza used to distribute the roast meat to the worshipers and to deposit unburned food, cakes, and fruits for the gods (see bibligraphy and discussion in GRA I 1).

(Around the edge)
Belonging to Simon of Kydathenaion, priest of Herakles, and the association of society-members (thiasōtai): Philonides,  Euthynomos, Theophon, Pythaios, Lysanias, Antitheos, Amphitheos, Hegemon, Archestratos, Melanopides, Melanopides, Theophanes.

(Between the three depressions)
Telestes, Apollodoros, Nausistratos.

Translation by: Kloppenborg

(Around the edge): | Σίμωνος Κυδαθ ⋮ ἱερέως Ἡρακλέος καὶ κοινο̑ θιασωτῶν ⋮| Φιλώνδης ⋮ Εὐθύνομος ⋮ Θεοφῶν | Πυθαῖος ⋮ Λυσανίας ⋮ Ἀντίθεος ⋮ Ἀμφίθεος ⋮ Ἡγήμων ⋮ Ἀρχέστρατος ⋮ Μ|ε[λα]νωπίδης ⋮ Μελανωπίδης ⋮ Θεοφά|νης

(Between the three depressions): || Τελέστης, | Ἀπολλόδωρος, | Ναυσίστρατος

Item added: September 25, 2012
Item modified: January 17, 2020
ID number: 3444
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