Horos B Inscription (Aegina)

Title

Horos B Inscription (Aegina)

Description

On a tall rectangular stone, the inscription is written from left to right in the top section of the boundary marker. Most of the letters are clear, except a few have worn away. This boundary stone marked the sanctuary of Apollo and Poseidon as a sacred space.
ΗΟΡΟΣ / ΤΕΜΕΝΟΣ / ΑΠΟΛΛΟΝ / [Ο]Σ ΠΟΣΕΙ / ΔΩΝΟΣ (on the stone) ὅρος / τεμένος / Ἀπόλλων / [ο]ς Ποσει / δῶνος (transcribed Greek) Boundary Sanctuary Of Apollo (and) Poseidon (translation)

Source

IG IV 35

Date

429-405 BC

Contributor

Amelia Verkerk, Christina Salowey (photo)

Rights

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Format

limestone
inscriptions

Language

Ancient Greek

Identifier

Horos Inscription B (Aegina)

Coverage

Aegina, Attica, Central Greece and Euboea, Greece
Aegina, Attica, Central Greece and Euboea, Greece (current)

Citation

“Horos B Inscription (Aegina),” Hollins University Library Digital Exhibits, accessed October 22, 2019, http://digitalexhibits.hollins.edu/items/show/50.

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