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Description: stele? of grey-blue stone, broken at top and bottom, tapering toward bottom; inscribed on narrow side

0.26 m (height), 0.21 m (max. width), 0.012-0.13 m (depth),0.006-0.012 m

Create Date: 200-150 BC (Roesch), 197-188 BC (Albrecht)

Discovery: Orkhomenos(Note: built into chapel of Agioi Anargyroi)

Original Location: Orkhomenos

Current Location: Thebes museum(Note: #24 of inventory of 1936-38)

Bibliography: P. Roesch"Inscriptions béotiennes" in Bulletin de correspondance Hellénique94(1970)157-605fig. 5

( . . . being archon, ( being hierarchs N... the son of ...os, Isi... the son of
Proxenos ) ), they dedi
cate, Damo n
the son of Ariston an d
Philokratia the daughter of P o
liouklidas , their o w
n house-born
slave Zopo u
ra to be con
secrated to the Mo
ther of the G o
ds, and let it not be pos s
ible for anyon e
to lay hold o f
or to reduce to s l
avery Zo
poura. But if
not, let the authority b
e the a rchons
. . .