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Grave (frag.) of Hermes Prepared by a Synod (III CE) Pantikapaion - Bosporan region

Pantikapaion (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), III CE
IBosp 102 = PHI 182819 = AGRW ID# 7665
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1281


Fragment of a slab of limestone broken in two (44 x 17-22 x 15 cm; letter height: 5-7 cm). Found at Kerch in 1909, now in Kerch Historical and Archaeological Museum.

The synod (synodos) gathered around . . . Demetrios (?) . . .,  Euremon (?) the goodness-loving official (philagathos), Heras the official in charge of affairs (pragmatas), and Athenios . . . set this up in memory of (?) . . . Hermes.

Translation by: Harland

ἡ σύ[νοδος ἡ πε]|ρὶ Δη[μήτριον βʹ καὶ] | φι(λάγαθον) Εὑρ̣[ήμωνα καὶ] | Ἡρᾷ πρ[αγματᾶν?] || καὶ Ἀθήν[ιον τοῦ δεῖνος] | Ἑρμῆν̣ [βʹ μνείας χάριν].

Item added: December 11, 2012
Item modified: October 4, 2020
ID number: 7665
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