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description: Graffiti names and remarks incised on a rock plateau near the later gymnasium.
catalogue number: 1204
LSAG reference: 323.01a
date: end 8th century
object type: Rock
region: AI
sub-region: Doric Islands (S. Aegean)
archaeological context: Thera
    publications:
IG vol. xii.3 no. "536f, etc"
Roehl, H., Imagines Inscriptionum Graecarum antiquissimarum edition 3 pp. 2 no. 6-Jul
DGE pp. 214 no. 1, 2, 4
Buck, C.D., The Greek Dialects edition 1 pp. 109

    archival material:

"dwg of 323.01a (IG xii.3.767) and dwgs of IG xii.3.548, IG xii.3.552, IG xii.3.561, IG xii.3.582, IG xii.3.764, IG xii.3.787, IG xii.3.800, IG xii.3.suppl.1463, IG xii.3.suppl.1613, IG xii.3.suppl.1615, IG xii.3.suppl.1653"

"dwg of 323.01ai, used for LSAG pl 61.1a(i)"

"dwg of 323.01ai and IG xii.3.536, IG xii.3.540 and IG xii.3.543 and map showing locations of 323.01ai and IG xii.3.536, IG xii.3.540, IG xii.3.543 and IG xii.3.351."

"dwg of 323.01aii, used for LSAG pl 61.1a(ii)"
    local script: Thera
inscription script analysis:
writing starting point: top left  writing orientation:other
writing direction:boustrophedon & schlangenshrift  number of characters:53 comments:
Line one: Schlangenschrift; Line two: retrograde

Letter forms found in this inscription are listed below. Click on a glyph to browse other inscriptions in which it also appears.
α β γ δ ε Digamma ζ α η Heta θ ι κ λ μ ν ξ ο π M Koppa ρ σ τ υ φ χ ψ ω Sampi punct.

    transcription:

i
ναι τον Δελπhινιον ε̣ Κριμο̄ν
τε̄δε ο̄ιπhε παιδα, Βραθυκλεος αδελπhεο̣[ν].
(IG xii.3.357)
ii
Θαρης
Ανασικλης.
(IG xii.3.573)

    translation:

not available