Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Grave of Pairisalos Prepared by a Synod (III CE) Pantikapaion area [Kimmerikon] - Bosporan region

Pantikapaion area [Kimmerikon] (Bosporan region, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), 200-250 CE
IBosp 946 = PHI 183679 = AGRW ID# 7720
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1302


Slab of limestone (76 x 53 x 11-15 cm; letter height 5-8 cm). Found at Opuk mountain in 1910, now in Kerch Historical and Archeological Museum. Kimmerikon was located south-southwest of Pantikapaion.

Eudas and the . . . rest of the synod-members (?) . . . set up this monument (stele) for Pairisalos son of Kosos.

Translation by: Harland

Παιρισά|λῳ Κοσοῦ | ἀνέστησ|αν τὴν στή||λην Εὐδᾶ[ς] | καὶ ο[ἱ λοιποὶ] | [συ]ν[οδεῖται].

Item added: December 12, 2012
Item modified: October 4, 2020
ID number: 7720
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