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Dedication to the Hero Karabasmos by Banqueters (undated) Odessos - Scythia and Moesia

Odessos (Scythia and Moesia, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), undated
IGBulg I 78ter = PHI 167958 = AGRW ID# 14621
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1469


Slab of marble with a relief of the so-called "Thracian rider" approaching an altar and a snake intertwined in a tree (50 x 55 x 11 cm). Now in the archeological museum at Varna.

This was dedicated to the Hero Karabasmos (also spelled: Karabazmos) as a thankgiving.


The banqueters (thoineitai) who are gathered around the priest Numenius son of Zenis: Apellas son of Menandros, Dionysios son of Epikrates, Menippos son of Helles, Agathenor son of Metrodoros, Helles son of Harpaleus, Aiantides son of Artemidoros, Artemidoros son of Hieronymos, Kallisthenes son of Artemidoros, Antiphilos son of Zopyrion, Eleuseinios son of Eleuseinios, Zoilos son of Hermaphilos, Aiantides son of Menandros, Zopyrion son of Antipatros, Helles son of Chaireos, Heroteimos son of Artemidoros, Artemidoros son of Demetrios, Zopyrion son of Artemidoros, Antiphilos son of Agathenoros, Aischrion son of Xenandros, Apollonios son of Apollonios, and Agathenor son of Antiphilos.

Translation by: Harland

Ἥρωι Καραβασμῳ χαριστήριον (relief) | θοινεῖται οἱ περὶ τὸν ἱερέα Νουμήνιον Ζήνιδος | Ἀπελλᾶς Μενάνδρου, Διονύσιος Ἐπικράτους, | Μένιππος Ἕλληνος, Ἀγαθήνωρ Μητροδώ||ρου, Ἕλλην {Α} Ἁρπαλέος, Αἰαντίδης Ἀρτεμι|δώρου, Ἀρτεμίδωρος Ἱερωνύμου, Καλλι|σθένης Ἀρτεμιδώρου, Ἀντίφιλος Ζωπυρί|ωνος, Ἐλευσείνιος Ἐλευσεινίου, Ζωΐλος Ἑρ|μαφίλου, Αἰαντίδης Μενάνδρου, Ζωπυρίων Ἀ̣[ν]||τιπάτρου, Ἕλλ<η>ν Χαιρέου, Ἡρότειμος Ἀρτεμιδώ[ρου], | Ἀρτεμίδωρος Δημητρίου, Ζωπυρίων Ἀρτεμιδώ̣[ρου], | Ἀντίφιλος Ἀγαθήνορος, Αἰσχρίων Ξενάνδρου, | Ἀπολλώνιος Ἀπολλωνίου, | Ἀγαθήνωρ Ἀντιφίλ<ο>υ.

Item added: March 2, 2015
Item modified: October 1, 2020
ID number: 14621
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