A.small tablet on which the δικασταί wrote their verdict, “π. τιμητικόν” Ar.V.167, cf. Arist.Pol.1268a2; “εὶς π. γράφειν” Pl.Lg.753c; also used in drawing lots for offices, D.39.12; π. πύξινον, given to dicasts as badge of office, Arist.Ath.63.4.
2. notice-board on which laws, decrees, etc. were written, Ar.Av.450, Plu.Per.30, etc.; “ἐν πινακίῳ λελευκωμένῳ” IG22.1237.62, cf. 12.66.31; also for notices of charges against officials, Arist.Ath.48.4, cf. D.8.28, PHal.1.225 (iii B. C.); “ἀναγράψαντες ἐμ π. τὸ μέτρον τοῦ καρποῦ” IG12.76.27.
4. votive tablet, IG22.1388.57.
II. tablet for painting upon, τὰ τῶν ζωγράφων π. Thphr. HP3.9.7, cf. Inscr.Délos 290.100 (p.191, iii B.C.), Luc.Im.17.
b. small or bad picture, Isoc.15.2.