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Mortgage Marker for a Loan by the Pot-sharers with Gnathios (IV BCE) Hephaistia on Lemnos - Northern islands

Hephaistia on Lemnos (Northern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), IV BCE
E. Culasso Gastaldi, "Lemnos: i cippi di garanzia," ASAA 84 (2006), 509-549, at 521-524 (no. 7) (new reading based on autopsy) = SEG 45 (1995), no. 1189 (older reading) = AGRW ID# 22770


Horos slab (40 x 18.5 x 8 cm). The "Pot-sharers" (in the new reading) are evidently an ongoing group or guild of some sort, perhaps engaged in the food industry.

Marker (horos) of a house sold on condition of release by the Pot-sharers (Homochytroi) who are gathered around Gnathios from Aphidna subdivision for a loan of 100 drachmas (?) when Eumelides was civic leader (archōn).

Translation by: Harland

ὅρος οἰκίας | πεπραμέν|ης ἐπι λύσ|ει Ὁμοχύτρ||οις {MIO χύτρ||οις; SEG} τοῖς πε|ρὶ Γνάθιον | Άφι(δναΐον) :𐅄: άρ|χων Εύ|μηλίδης

Item added: February 17, 2016
Item modified: February 18, 2016
ID number: 22770
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