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Dedication (?) by Initiates and Society-members (imperial era) Byzantion - Thrace

Byzantion (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map),
IByzantion 39 = PHI 170880 = AGRW ID# 13968
Copenhagen Inventory info: 317


Upper part of a slab found in Istanbul, now in the Istanbul archeological museum (inv. no. 4019; 36 x 55 cm).

When Heris (?) son of Athanichon was official of the sacred (i.e. eponymous official of Byzantion) for the . . .  xth time, . . . the initiates (mystai) and society-members (thiasitai) who made a vow (or: prayed) on behalf of the priests set this up (or: who made a vow set this up on behalf of the priests).

Translation by: Harland

[ἐπὶ] ἱερομνάμονος [Ἥρι]δος Ἀθανίχωντος τὸ [․ʹ οἱ] | [μ]ύσται καὶ θιασεῖται εὐξάμενοι ὑπὲρ τῶν ἱε[ρέων].

Item added: July 2, 2013
Item modified: September 26, 2020
ID number: 13968
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