Statue base for a hierophant

I Eleus. 649 Date: Ca. 240 AD
 
. . . . . . received splendid gifts . . . -minded word . . . Games-sponsor (agōnothetēn) and eponymous archonship . . . mystic leader (mustikon hēgemona)[1] (5) . . . before revealing the Mysteries to men, his fatherland honoured him by decree, having adulated (agassamenē) him. His onetime bride [Myrt]ale[2] set up a bronze statue, a solemn dedication (agalma) for her godly (eisotheōi) husband. She was the daughter of Glaukos,[3] who was the best (10) of knights, procurator (epitropeōn) of Cyprus in the sea (buthiēn), and sister of godlike (theoeideos) Glaukos,[4] who himself also served as hierophant and departed to the immortals.[5]