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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)0.011 m

Create Date: 250-200 BC (Larfeld), 197-188 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: on side facing walkway)
Bibliography: Inscriptiones Graecae; P. Decharme"Recueil d'inscriptions inédites de Béotie" in Archives des missions scientifiques et littéraires, ser. 24(1867)493-943(Note: provides French translation); R. Meister"Die inschriftlichen Quellen des böotischen Dialekts, 1" in Bezzenberger Beiträge zur Kunde der indogermanischen Sprachen5(1880)21828; W. Larfeld(1883)Berlin3229; H. Collitz et aliiSammlung der griechischen Dialekt-InschriftenI(1884-1915)Göttingen192499(Note: also add. p.395); B. Latichew"Nouveaux actes d'affranchisement à Chéroneée et à Orchomène" in Bulletin de correspondance Hellénique8(1884)703

( ( Ka phisodoros being archon), (being
priest Kharias the son of Eisophelidas ), (being
hierarchs Liousias the son of Epikhareis , Eureas
the son of Damon ) ); he dedicates, Athanodoros the son of Dor
killes , his own servant Kar
dama to be consecrated to Sarapis and
Isis, and let it not be possible for anyone
to lay hold of Kardama or
reduce her to slavery. But if someone should
lay hold of her, let the authority be the pr
iest and the hierarchs and the members
of the council depriving and fi