Other locations NW of Boubon
89. Epitaph of Menis and Krateros
|Μ͜ῆ͜νις Κ̣ρ̣α̣τέρου, ἐ͜π͜ί–
κλ͜η ͜Σέρ̣γ̣ι̣ος, Μ͜ή͜νιδι τ–
ῷ τέκ<ν>ῳ καὶ τῷ ἀ–
Menis (also) called Sergios, son of Krateros, in memory of his son Menis and his brother Krateros.
Round molded funerary base of local limestone seen by Naour in 1974 in a field near the house of the school director in Taşavlu (2 km SE of Hekimler, 13 km NW of Boubon). The stone had a diagonal fracture at the bottom. The text was engraved under an empty frame.
Height: at least 90 cm; diameter: ca. 40 cm; letters: 3 cm.
Naour 1976, pp. 119-120, no. 11 (pl. VI.11); SEG 26 (1976-77), no. 1426.
Ll. 1-2 : On Μῆνις see no. 82. On Κράτερος Robert 1969, p. 271 n. 3. The name is common both in Lycia and in Pisidia. For Cibyra see IK Kibyra I 40; 63; 64; 69; 87; 159; 200; 237; 238; 322; 343. Ἐπίκλη instead of ἐπίκλην as one of several expressions used to denote an alias. Others include ὁ καί..., ὁ καλούμενος, λεγόμενος and ἐπιλεγόμενος. Cf. Naour, op. cit., p. 119 n. 41.
L. 3 : The stone has a triangular letter instead of a nu.