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Dedication to Augustus as Hermes by the Clothing-dealers (27 BCE-14 CE) Kos - Southeastern islands


Kos (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), 27 BCE-14 CE
IKosM 466 = PHI 186335  = ID# 11117


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Statue base with a bilingual dedication.

(In Latin:) The used clothing-dealers (scrutarii) dedicated this to emperor Caesar Augustus, son of a god, Mercury.

(In Greek:) The used clothing-dealers (grytopōlai) dedicated this to emperor Caesar Augustus, son of a god, Hermes, when Diogenes son of Polychares, friend of Caesar, was leader (or: patron; prostatēs).

Translation by: Harland



Imp(eratori) Caesari Divi f(ilio) Aug(usto) | Mercurio scrutarei. | Αὐτοκράτορι Καίσαρι θεοῦ | υἱῶι Σεβαστῶι Ἑρμῆι || γρυτοπῶλαι. | προστατοῦντος Διογένους τοῦ | Πολυχάρους φιλοκαίσαρος.

Item added: February 25, 2013
Item modified: January 22, 2016
ID number: 11117
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