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Grave of Zosimos with Honors by Two Brotherhoods (1-50 CE) Ilion - Mysia and the Troad

Ilion (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 1-50 CE
Pleket 1958, 4-10 (no. 4) = Louis Robert, "Inscriptions d’Asie Mineure au Musée de Leyde," Hellenica 11-12 (1960) 214–262, at 220-26 (no. 4) = PHI 288492 = AGRW ID# 11288
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1010


Grave of marble with a relief, acroteria and tympanon; a bust of the deceased boy appears within a niche (46 x 82 x 11 cm).

Eukarpos and Synpherousa set this up in memory of their child, Zosimos.  The brotherhood (phratra) of the Pegasians (i.e. devotees of Pegasus [?]) (laurel wreath).   Brotherhood of the friends of Caesar (philokaisareioi) (laurel wreath).

Translation by: Harland

Εὔκαρπος καὶ Συνφέρου|σα Ζωσίμῳ τέκνῳ | μνήμης χάριν. | φράτρα Πηγάσ||ων. | {laurel wreath} | φράτρα || Φιλοκε|σαρέω|ν. {laurel wreath}

Item added: March 2, 2013
Item modified: September 22, 2020
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