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Description: round altar of greyish marble, decorated with three deer's heads linked by garlands

1.10 m (height), 0.60 m (diameter)0.006-0.007 m

Create Date: 250-200 BC (Larfeld), 150-100 BC (Albrecht)

Discovery: Skripou(no later than 1867)(Note: in forecourt of monastery of Panagia Theotokos)

Original Location: Orkhomenos

Current Location: Skripou(July 25, 1995)(Note: same location)

(Note: 0.02 m right (?) of IG VII. 3203, cut by garland)
Bibliography: Inscriptiones Graecae; P. Decharme"Recueil d'inscriptions inédites de Béotie" in Archives des missions scientifiques et littéraires, ser. 24(1867)4944(Note: provides French translation); B. Latichew"Nouveaux actes d'affranchisement à Chéroneée et à Orchomène" in Bulletin de correspondance Hellénique8(1884)71-724; O. Masson"Notes d'anthroponymie grecque et asianique" in Beiträge zur Namenforschung7(1956)239(Note: on the name Eupnytos (article assigns to IG VII.3203))

( ( Kharei siades being archon), (being priest
Philoxenos the son of Eunomos ) ); being in observance
Eupn ytos the son of Antigeneides and Pythilles
the son of Zopyros , they dedicate, Hierokles the son of Pythi
nas , Ithippina the daughter of Kaphisodoros and So
kleia the daughter of Hie rokles , their own servant
Soso to be consecrated to Sarapis and
Isis, her having remai ned, Soso, with Hiero
kles and Ithippina so long as they live. But if
she should not remain or not d o . . .,
under the authority of the priests let her be.