Decree about genos Praxiergidai

OR 108 Date: ca. 460-420 BC
 
The Council and People decided. [- was the prytany]. - was secretary. [- was chairman. - proposed]: concerning the request [of the Praxiergidai[1] to write up the oracle] of the god and the [decrees] formerly [made about them] (5) on a stone stele [and set it down on the acropolis (polei)] behind the old temple;[2] . . . . . . ; and the money . . . . . . of the goddess according to ancestral tradition . . . the payment officers (kolakretai) shall give them the money. (10) Apollo issued the following oracle: it is better [for the Praxiergidai] to put the peplos on [the goddess and make preliminary sacrifice] to the Fates, to Zeus Leader of the Fates, to Earth . . . Uninscribed space These are the ancestral traditions of the Praxiergidai . . . . . . Uncertain amount of text missing (15) . . . provide (?) (parechen) . . . [for the Praxiergi?]dai . . . the fleece (koidion)[3] . . . according to [tradition] . . . provide (parechen) (20) . . . Thargelion[4] . . . the archon[5] shall give (?) . . . in accordance with ancestral tradition. The Praxiergidai shall put on [the peplos]. The Praxiergidai shall pay for (apotinen?) (?) a medimnos of barley.[6]