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Dedication of an Altar to the God Herakles for Nikomedian Sculptors (undated) Nikopolis on the Istros - Thrace

Nikopolis on the Istros (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map)
IGBulg 674 = PHI 168732  = ID# 14140



Altar of limestone (70 x 69 cm).

To good fortune.  Maximus son of Name . . . and Neikon son of Theodoros dedicated the altar as a thanksgiving to the god Herakles on behalf of the synod (synodos) of Nikomedian sculptors (lithoxooi; or: stone-masons).

Translation by: Harland

ἀγαθῆι τύχη[ι]. | θεῷ Ἡρακλεῖ | Μάξιμος [․․․]|σίου κὲ Νεί[κων] || Θεοδώ̣ρ̣ο̣[υ ὑ]πὲ̣[ρ] | τ̣ῆ̣ς συνόδ̣ου Νει|κομηδέων λιθο̣|ξόων τὸν βωμὸν | χαρι[σ]στήριον {χαριστήριον}.

Item added: July 4, 2013
Item modified: November 3, 2013
ID number: 14140
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