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Grave of Daphnos Prepared by the Synod (ca. 1-50 CE) Pantikapaion - Bosporan region

Pantikapaion (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), ca. 1-50 CE
IBosp 78 = IPontEux II 65 = GGSR 627 = PHI 182793 = AGRW ID# 7558
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1299


Slab of limestone (209 x 54-58 x 19 cm; letter height: 4.5 cm) with acroteria above a relief of two horsemen. Found at Kerch, now in Hermitage St. Petersburg (inv. ПАН 151) See drawing by Aschik further below.

Daphnos son of Psycharion, who had a role in the court. Farewell!  The members of the synod (synodeitai).

Translation by: Harland

Δάφνε Ψυχαρίωνος | ἐπὶ τῆς αὐλῆς, | χαῖρε. | οἱ συνοδεῖται.

IBosp 78: Photo from GGSR 627, plate XLII.
Public domain.

IBosp 78: Drawing of the relief by Anton Aschik, Bosporskoji Zarstwo s jego paleografitscheskimi i nadgrobnymi pamjatnikami (Odessa: Neuman, 1848), plate XV.
Public domain.

IBosp 78: Facsimile by Latyschev (IPontEux II 65).
Public domain.


Item added: December 11, 2012
Item modified: October 1, 2020
ID number: 7558
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