Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

An expanding collection of inscriptions, papyri, and other sources in translation (run by Philip A. Harland)

Grave of Sosikles Prepared by Archers (150-100 BCE) Tanagra - Boeotia

Tanagra (Boeotia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), 150-100 BCE
Roesch 1982,166-167 (no. 22) = Marchand 2015, 261 (no. 7) = SEG 32 (1982), no. 487 = PHI 327252 = AGRW ID# 18576
Copenhagen Inventory info: 932


Slab of local black limestone decorated with two rosettes beneath the inscription (65 x 38 x 10 cm). Now in Skhimatari Museum.

Over the body of Sosikles.  The regiment (taxis) of archers (pharetritai) buried him.

Translation by: Harland

ἐπὶ | Σωσικλεῖ· τοῦ|τον ἔθαψεν ἡ τάξι|ς τῶν φαρετριτῶν.

Item added: November 24, 2015
Item modified: September 4, 2020
ID number: 18576
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