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Dedication to Horos by Ktesippos the Wearer of Black (200-166 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 200-166 BCE
IG XI,4 1249 = RICIS 202/0183 = PHI 63734 = AGRW ID# 24082


Upper part of a base decorated with horns. Found in Sarapieion C (inv. E 435). This Ktesippos, who was a member of the associations of melanephorians, also appears in the inventory of items from Sarapis sanctuary C.

According to the command of the god, Ktesippos son of Ktesippos from Chios, who wears black (melanēphoros), dedicated this to Horos.

Translation by: Harland

Ὥρωι | κατὰ τὸ πρόσταγμα | τοῦ θεοῦ | Κτήσιππος || Κτησίππου | Χῖος | μελανηφόρ̣ο̣[ς].

Item added: April 13, 2016
Item modified: April 13, 2016
ID number: 24082
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