Dedicatory epigram for Apollo.  Fragment of a terracotta tablet, inscribed before firing. Epichoric alphabet, “false” boustrophedon.
[ ] Boiotia — Akraiphia — Ptoion: Sanct. of Apollo Ptoios (Perdikovrysi) — after ca. 550 BC — J. Ducat, Les kouroi du Ptoion (1971) 413, 262 — Metri e ritmi (1979) 136-138 (C. Gallavotti)
1 καλϝὸν ἄγαλμα ϝάνακτι ϝ[εκαβόλοˉι] |
[Ἀκτ]ορίδας ποίϝεˉσέ μ’ Ἐχέστροτ-
ος, | αὐτὰρ ἔπεμφσ’ ἀν⋮[ίαισι]
[ποδ]ο͂ν Πτοˉϊε͂ϝι ⋮ τὸˉς τὺ ϝάναχς
5 φεφύλαχσο, δίδοι δ’ ἂρ τᾶν [ϝοι ἐροˉάν] {²⁷τὰν [ℎυγίειαν]}²⁷.
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