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Grave Boundary Marker of a Society of Zeus Soter and Astarte (undated) Kos - Southeastern islands

Kos (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), undated
IKosM 496 = PHI 186365 = AGRW ID# 11733


Fragment of a boundary stone (18 x 20 x 3 cm). Astarte was a Phoenician goddess, so this associations may include Phoenicians in its membership.

Boundary of the burial area of the society (thiasos) of Zeus Soter (“Savior”) and the goddess Astarte, incense-bearer (?) . . .

Translation by: Harland

ὅρος θη[κ]|[α]ίων θιάσ[ου] | Διὸς Σωτῆ[ρο]|ς καὶ Ἀστά[ρ]||[τ]ης <θ>υαρχί̣|[δα — —] τᾶς | [— — —]

IKosM 496: Facsimile by Maiuri.
Public domain.

Item added: March 12, 2013
Item modified: January 22, 2016
ID number: 11733
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