Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Grave Boundary Marker of a Society (I CE) Kos - Southeastern islands

Kos (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I CE
IKosS EF 429 = IKosM 495 = PHI 318186 = AGRW ID# 12004
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1900


Pink boundary stone (44 x 31 x 11 cm). Aphrodite's epithet here is apparently otherwise unattested, and the meaning is uncertain (there are also two different readings of the stone with respect to the spelling of the epithet). The society is led by a woman and may consist of women members.

Boundary stone of the society of Thyaies (or: Eudies) Aphrodite which is with Tertia Audia Dorothea.

Translation by: Harland

ὅρος θιάσου | Θυαίης {Εὐδίης; Maiuri} Ἀφροδί|της τῶν σὺν Τερ|τίᾳ Αὐδίᾳ {(Λ)υδίᾳ; Maiuri} Δωρο||θέᾳ.

IKosM 495: Facsimile by Maiuri (who offers different readings from Segre for two terms).
Public domain.

Item added: April 27, 2013
Item modified: February 12, 2021
ID number: 12004
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