Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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Grave with Fines Payable to the Porters (undated) Kyzikos area [Panormos] - Mysia and the Troad

Kyzikos area [Panormos] (Mysia and the Troad, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
AGRW 111 = IMT 1937 = IKyzikos I 291 = PHI 289217 = AGRW ID# 540
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1172


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… Memorial of Name (?) … who prepared it for himself, for his most sweet … wife (?), Matrona, and for our common children.  I forbid anyone else from being buried here.  Now if anyone dares … to deposit (?) … another here, he will pay one thousand denarii to the most sacred association (synedrion) of sack–bearers (sakkophoroi) of the harbour.

Translation by: Harland

[ὑπόμνημα] ǀ [τοῦ δεῖνος ὃ κατε]σκεύασεν ἑαυτῷ καὶ τῇ γλυ[κυτάτῃ] ǀ [γυναικὶ] Ματρώνῃ καὶ τοῖς κοινοῖς ἡμῶν τέ[κνοις]· ǀ [τοῖς δὲ] λοιποῖς ἀπαγορεύω· εἰ δέ τις τολμήσῃ ἕτε[ρον] ǀǀ [καταθέσθαι], δώσει τῷ ἱερωτάτῳ συνεδρίῳ τῶν σακκοǀφόρων λιμενειτῶν 𐆖 {denarius symbol} ͵Α.

Item added: November 19, 2011
Item modified: October 9, 2020
ID number: 540
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