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description: Signature of the sculptor Kalon of Elis on a base at Olympia
catalogue number: 681
LSAG reference: 221.19
date: c. 450 - 425 ?
object type: Base
region: PL
sub-region: Elis
archaeological context: Olympia
    publications:
Olympia vol. 5 no. 271
Roehl, H., IGA no. 536
Loewy, E., IGB no. 33
SGDI no. 1169
CEG no. 388
Olympia Museum no. 401+ 1055

    archival material:

"dwg of 221.19, used for LSAG pl. 19"

notes on 220.19
    local script: Elis
inscription script analysis:
writing starting point: top left  writing orientation:
writing direction:left >  number of characters:49

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:

[Γλαυκι]α̣ι με Καλο̅ν γενε[αι Ϝ]αλει̣[ο]ρ̣ ε̣ποιε̅
[Γλ]α̣υκιε̅ς ο Λυ̣κκιδεο̅
[το̅]ι Ερμηι Ρ[η]γινος.

    translation:

not available