Stele with catalogue of ephebes under the
Provenance: Athens, «Diogeneion». Height: 0.78 m. Width 0.49 m. Marble: Pentelic.
Chronology: 163/164 AD. ΕAΜ 1466
The stele is crowned by a relief pediment inscribed in the rectangular slab. The inscription mentions the name of the archon and the
Herakleides from Melite. On the shaft of the stele are inscribed names of ephebes (Athenians and foreigners), festivals (
in the City and in Eleusis,
), the two
and other officials of the gymnasium (
agonothetai, gymnasiarchoi, sophronistai
). At the bottom is the depiction of a ship with three seated oarsmen, wearing a
, and two others, standing at the prow and at the stern, with the oars over their shoulders.