Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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

Spaces Reserved (?) for Potters in the Market (ca. 200 CE) Gerasa - Decapolis

Gerasa (Decapolis, Greater Syria and the East — Pleiades map), ca. 200 CE
IGerasa 79 = A.H.M. Jones, "Some Inscriptions from Jerash," Palestine Exploration Quarterly 60 (1928) 186–197, at 191 (nos. 9-10) = SEG 7 (1934), no. 879 = PHI 305014 = AGRW ID# 22950
Copenhagen Inventory info: 594


Rough inscription on a column on the west side of the main street (cardo) in front of the indoor market (macellum). While these may be reserved spaces, the rough inscriptions may also indicate donations by these workers to the market building.

Place of the potters (kerameis).

Translation by: Harland


Item added: February 20, 2016
Item modified: May 25, 2021
ID number: 22950
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