⇒      ⇒ Boeotia  

Description: quadrangular altar of dark grey-blue stone, broken at top, front badly worn; ornamented with wreathes, (on front and rear) heads of deer, (on right and left faces) bosses or paterae

0.91 m (height), 0.51 m (width), 0.365 m (depth)0.01 m

Create Date: beginning of 2nd c. BC (Albrecht)

Discovery: Khaironeia (Kaprouna, Kapraina)(16 May 1852)(Note: excavated near taverna)

Original Location: Khaironeia

Current Location: Khaironeia museum(23 July 1995)

(Note: at top of preserved right face)
Bibliography: Inscriptiones Graecae; L. Preller in Berichte über die Verhandlungen der Königlich Sächsischen Gesellschaft der Wissenschaften zu Leipzig. Philologisch-Historische Classe6(1854)200tab. 10; A. Conze and A. Michaelis in Annali dell' Instituto arch. Rom.33(1861)771-3; H. Collitz et aliiSammlung der griechischen Dialekt-InschriftenI(1884-1915)Göttingen389400a; B. Latichew"Nouveaux actes d'affranchisement à Chéroneée et à Orchomène" in Bulletin de correspondance Hellénique8(1884)56-572a; J. M. Fossey(1991)Amsterdam42

( ( Eukles being archon), in the month of . . .
(on the fifteenth) ), Pouthinas . . . de
dicates his own serva nt . . .
and the slave-boy from her, whose na me is Pour
rako s , as consecrated to Sarapis, he m aking
the dedi cation through the council according to the