Ancient Greek Inscriptions

from Bulgaria

Klada Bg

Dedication to Artemis by Valentina

Monument II.491 = V. 5168
Editor(s)
Georgi Mihailov.
Type of monument
plate
Material
marble
Find place
Mezdra
Origin
Sanctuary at Kaleto site, Mezdra, re-used in a Late Antique structure
Observed in
Institution and inventory
Dimensions
height 11 cm, width 13 cm, depth 3 cm
Letter size
height cm
Layout description
Lower left corner of a votive plate with relief. Inscription on the lower frame.
Decoration description
partially preserved depiction of a right leg (Artemis?)
Text
Category of inscription
private dedication - prose
Date
late II c. AD - III c. AD
Dating criteria
lettering
Images
Text

Κυρίᾳ ((·)) Ἀρτέμ[ιδι ---]
Οὐαλεντῖνα ((·)) ε[ὐχήν].

ΚΥΡIA · AΡΤEM[......]---
ΟYΑΛΕNΤINΑ · Ε[..........]
To lady Artemis ... Valentina (dedicated) this vow.
⤦ n: 1

tag: lb
Κυρίᾳ

lemma: κύριος
tag: w

type: dot
tag: g
Ἀρτέμιδι

type: divine
ref: Artemis
tag: persName
Ἀρτέμ

tag: #text
ιδι

tag: supplied
< GAP >

extent: unknown
unit: character
⤦ n: 2

tag: lb
Οὐαλεντῖνα

nymRef: Οὐαλεντῖνα
tag: persName

type: dot
tag: g
εὐχήν

lemma: εὐχή
tag: w
ε

tag: #text
ὐχήν

tag: supplied
.

tag: #text
Apparatus
Commentary

The information about the monument and the images are courtesy of Vratsa Regional Museum of History.

Bibliography
Mihailov, Georgius. Inscriptiones Graecae in Bulgaria repertae. Vol. II, 1958.

Mihailov, Georgius. Inscriptiones Graecae in Bulgaria repertae. Vol. V, 1997.

Николов, Богдан. Антични паметници от Врачанско. In: Известия на Археологическия институт Vol. 30, 1967, p. 216-235, Vol.. 228, № 26, .

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