Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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

Gerasa (Decapolis, Greater Syria and the East — Pleiades map), ca. 200 CE
IGerasa 80-81 = A.H.M. Jones, "Some Inscriptions from Jerash," Palestine Exploration Quarterly 60 (1928) 186–197, at 191 (nos. 9-10)) = SEG 7 (1934), no. 880 (9-10) = PHI 305015 = AGRW ID# 22952
Copenhagen Inventory info: 595


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.

(IGerasa 80:) Place of the workers in the marketplace (agoraioi).

(IGerasa 81:) Place of the workers in the marketplace.


Translation by: Harland

{IGerasa 80}

{IGerasa 81}

Item added: February 20, 2016
Item modified: May 25, 2021
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