Statue base for the hierophant who saved the sacred objects of the MysteriesI Eleus. 516 Date: 191/2 AD or shortly after
You are looking at the displayer (phantora) of solemn nights, also renowned for his wisdom, the holy attendant (propolon) of Deo and Kore, who, evading once the unlawful work of the Sarmatians, saved rites (orgia) and life (psuchēn) for the fatherland (5) and displayed the ceremonies (teletas) and elevated their glory (kudos) like wise Eumolpos and very holy Keleos and initiated the son of Ausonia (Ausonidēn), the very glorious (agakluton) Antoninus. [ . . . ] For this . . . (10) . . . . . .
. . . . . . . . . for Demeter . . . (nothing more inscribed)