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Grave Boundary Marker of Aphrodisiasts with Artemisia (I CE) Kos - Southeastern islands

Kos (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I CE
IKosB 280 (II) = PHI 318991 = AGRW ID# 20840
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1851


Rectangular block of marble found in the area of the sanctuary of Asklepios. Inscribed twice (see IKosB 280 (I) for second inscription). The head of this association and, it seems, the members were women.

Boundary of the burial area of the society (thiasos) of Aphrodite-devotees who (feminine) are with Artemisia.   5 feet long, 5 feet wide.

Translation by: Harland

ὅρος θηκαίω<ν> θ[ι]|άσου Ἀφροδισ[ι]|ασιστᾶ<ν> {Ἀφροδισιαστᾶν} τᾶς σὺ[ν] | Ἀρτεμισίᾳ, || πό(δες) μ(ῆκος) εʹ, π{ι}λ(άτος) {πλάτος} εʹ.

Item added: December 27, 2015
Item modified: February 12, 2021
ID number: 20840
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