1.131. i. Fragmentary text; ii. Verse honours for Helladios
- Four adjoining fragments (together H. 0.47 × W. 0.45 × D. 0.24) of a white marble statue base shaft, with panels within moulded edges on at least three sides; The lower part of the shaft and the upper right corner are lost.
- i: on the panel to the right. ii: Inscribed on the front panel, which has a rough but deep groove down the left side of the text. The last letter of l.3 is cut on the moulding.
- i: Perhaps second century A.D.; 0.018. ii.Av. c. 0.03; irregular, clear-cut; lunate sigma and epsilon; ligature: second ΝΗ, l.3.
- i: (second century (lettering); ii: First half of the fourth century (lettering).
- Temple/Church; probably re-used in the Byzantine bema barrier; fragmetns found in N. Odeon V at 0.78 and 0.63.
- Original Location:
- Last recorded location:
- Main fragment at findspot; other fragments in Museum (1977).
- History of discovery:
- Main fragment copied by Kubitschek (K V.17; Abklatsch 12); recorded by the MAMA expedition; recorded, with three further fragments (70.2, 70.6, 70.584), by the NYU expedition.
- i: Unpublished. ii. Published, from Kubitschek and the MAMA records, by •Cormack, MAMA 8, 531, whence L. Robert, Hellenica 13, 157-158, BE 1966.404, Drew-Bear, REA 82 (1980), 161-164, no. 3 and 182, whence SEG 1981.912, An.Ép. 1981.763; cited by Roueché (1979), 175, note 9, whence SEG 1979.1069; published by •Roueché, Aphrodisias in Late Antiquity no. 16 and plate v, whence McCabe PHI Aphrodisias 721, Steinepigramme 02/09/14.
- Text constituted from:
- Transcription (Roueché); Publications; Kubitschek notebook. This edition Roueché (2007).
- 0[·· c. 10 ··]
- 1Ε̣[·· c. 10 ··]
- 2Τ[·· c. 10 ··]
- 3Τ[·· c. 10 ··]
- 4Ρ[·· c. 10 ··]
- 5Ε[·· c. 10 ··]
- 5a[·· c. 10 ··]
- τ̣ῆς μεγάλης ἀ|ρετῆς τοῦτον | μέγαν ἡγεμονῆ̣α |
- v. Ἑλλάδιον v. | (5) [Κ]ᾶρες στῆ[σα]ν | [ἀ]μειβό̣μ[ενο]ι̣ .
- 4 ΕΛΛΑΔΙΟΝ
l. 1, Cormack wrongly indicated space for letters above this line.
l. 6,: Cormack's copies showed [·· ? ··]Σ̣Ι̣Β̣Ο̣Α̣Ι̣(the last letters only in Kubitschek's copy) whence he restored [ἐ|γερ]σ̣ι̣βό̣[αι], which Robert rejected. For an independent restoration of ἀμειβόμενοι from the MAMA reading, see Drew-Bear (loc. cit. below).
The Carians set up (a statue of) this great governor, Helladios, making a return for his great virtue.