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Dedication by Servants of Egyptian Deities (I BCE) Ambrakia - Epeiros

Ambrakia (Epeiros, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), I BCE
RICIS 111/0102 = CIG II 1800 = SIRIS 90 = AGRW ID# 23778
Copenhagen Inventory info: 842


Monument found in the basilica τῆς Παρηγορίας in 1814. This is a dedication by an association that calls itself the "servants" or "attendants" (deacons) of the Egyptian deities.

The association of servants (or: attendants, deacons; diakonoi) dedicated this to Sarapis, Isis, Anubis, and Harpokrates:  Kanopos the priest (hiereus), Sotion son of Kallistrates, Diodoros son of Menandros, Antipatros son of Pasion, Eunous son of Apollophanes, Krates son of Herakleitos, Herakleitos son of Krates, Agathidas son of Kallikrates, Timodamos son of Sosistratos, Dionysios son of . . . (remainder lost).

Translation by: Harland

τὸ κοινὸν τῶν διακόνων Σαράπει, Ἴσει, | Ἀνούβει, Ἁρποκράτει. Κάνωπος ἱερεὺς, | Σωτ[ί]ων Καλλιστράτου, Διόδωρος | Μενάνδρου, Ἀντίπατρος || Πασίωνος, Εὔνους Ἀπολλοφάνεος, | Κράτης Ἡρακλείτου, Ἡράκλειτος | Κράτητος, Ἀγαθίδας Καλλικράτ|εος, Τιμόδαμος Σωσιστράτου, | Διο{νύ}σιο{ς} [— — —].

Item added: March 30, 2016
Item modified: September 4, 2020
ID number: 23778
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