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Author: Georgia Malouchou

CAPInv. 1588: U-AEI-025


i. Geographical area Aegean Islands
ii. Region Chios
iii. Site Chios town


i. Association with unknown name U-AEI-025


i. Date(s) i BC


i. Source(s) Robert 1929: 36 C (i BC)
Online Resources Chios 193
i.a. Source type(s) Epigraphic source(s)
i.c. Physical format(s) Base of local grey limestone, broken on the left and right sides. Two inscriptions were inscribed on the front side; it is not certain if they were inscribed by the same cutter or at the same time.
ii. Source(s) provenance Found in Chios town in the foundations of the church of St. Nicolaos in Aplotaria (Zolota-Sarou 1909: 350). Now in the Archaeological Museum of Chios.


iv. Honours/Other activities A professional group, whose name is not preserved, and the cheirotechnai (see CAP Inv. 1587) jointly honour the magistrates [to]n kata ten agoran, namely the archon and his two colleagues for their good and just service.


i. Comments Since the group, whose name is not preserved, jointly with a professional group, namely the cheirotechnai, honour officials resposible for the market leaves little or no doubt that the first group was also a professional one. For comments on the inscription see CAP Inv. 1587
iii. Bibliography Zolota-Sarou, A.K. (1909), ῾Χιακαὶ ἐπιγραφαί’, Athena 21: 350-2 no. 3.
Haussoullier, B. (1910), ῾Inscriptions de Chios et d'Erythrées’, RPh 34: 121-2.
Robert, L. (1929), ῾Trois inscriptions de l'Archipel’, REG 42: 36.
Dunst, G. (1958), ῾XIAKA’, APF 16: 185-6, 187.
McCabe, D. and Brownson, J. (1986), Chios Inscriptions. Texts and List. The Institute for Advanced Study, Princeton: no. 193.


i. Private association Certain
Note The professional nature of the association and their activity towards the magistrates ensures the private character of the association.