Regulations concerning the Eleusinian MysteriesAIUK 4.2 (BM, Decrees of Council and Assembly) no. 1 Date: Ca. 475-450 BC
 . . . . . . drachmas . . . . . . (5) . . . of the cities . . . decides, dedicate . . . if anyone of the . . . either whoever (?) . . . or . . . (10) . . . in order that (?) 6 lines traces (17) but if not, each 6 lines traces (24) . . . and . . . (25) . . . and not newer or younger (?) (neoter-) let him use the sanctuary; but if . . . let him not use it; and if . . . these things (are to apply) in the same way; and if . . . most according to his (?) power; . . . (30) and shall carry out the exaction; but if he does not turn in the debtor, let him not use the sanctuary; if they dispute (?) (amphisbetosi) that they have been summoned on the Acropolis (?) (em polei) . . . having come (fem. sing.) . . . injustice (?) (35) . . . later the Council . . . of the Athenians not . . . of these cities . . . unless he has lost a case in a local court or (40) been captured among the enemy; and any city that is not willing shall give and receive court cases with the Athenians according to the existing conventions (apo chsumbolon).
Traces (5) for involuntary acts, a simple penalty, for voluntary acts a double penalty; and there shall be a truce for the initiates (mustesin) (10) and for the epoptai, and for the companions or servants (akolouthoisin) and property of the (15) foreigners (othneion) and for all Athenians; and the time of the truce is to begin (20) in the month Metageitnion, from the full moon (dichomenias), and to continue through Boedromion and (25) Pyanopsion until the tenth; and the truce is to apply in the (30) cities that use the sanctuary and to the Athenians there in the (35) same cities; and for the Lesser (oleizosi) Mysteries the truce is to be (40) in the month Gamelion from the full moon (dichomenias) and through Anthesterion and in (45) Elaphebolion until the tenth.
Traces (5) . . . an obol from each [initiate (musto)]; and the - shall take half an obol [each] from each initiate; and the priestess of Demeter (10) shall take at the Lesser Mysteries from each initiate an obol, and at the Greater Mysteries an obol from each initiate; [all the?] obols (15) shall belong to the two Goddesses except for one thousand six hundred drachmas; and from the one thousand six hundred drachmas the priestess shall pay the expenses just (20) as they have been paid until now; and the Eumolpidai and the Kerykes are to take from each initiate five obols from the men, three obols from the women; an initiate who has not paid shall not embark on (25) initiation, except for the hearth-initiate; and the Kerykes shall initiate the initiates -, each one, and the Eumolpidai in the same way; [but if?] . . . more (pleios), they shall be fined [a hundred?] (30) drachmas at their scrutiny; and those of the Kerykes and Eumolpidai who have reached adulthood (hebosi) may initiate; and the Athenians may - the sacred money (hiero argurio) . . . whatever they wish, just like (35) the money of Athena on the Acropolis; and the hieropoioi shall look after (tamieuesthai) the money [of the Two Goddesses?] on the Acropolis . . . . . . in the . . . (40) of the orphans . . . the orphan children and the initiates each . . . the initiates who are [initiated?] at Eleusis in the courtyard (aulei) within the (45) sanctuary, and those who are [initiated?] in the city in the Eleusinion. Added a little later: The altar-priest and the [-] of the two Goddesses and the priest who (ton ierea ton -) . . . are to take, each of these [an obol from?] (50) each initiate, [sacred to the two Goddesses?]