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Dedication (frag.) to the Augustan Gods and the Initiates (138-161 CE) Ephesos - Ionia


Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 138-161 CE (?)
IEph 1506 = GIBM III 506 = PHI 248474  = ID# 8342


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Piece of an altar of white marble. Findspot unknown.

Name . . . Serapion, . . . secretary of the (?) . . . Council, together with his own children, consecrated the altar to the Augustan (Sebastoi) gods and the initiates  (mystai) when . . . . treasurer . . . Publius Vedius . . . Antoninus (?) . . .

Translation by: Harland



θεοῖς Σεβ[αστοῖς καὶ] | μύσταις Α[— — —] | Σεραπίωνο[ς γραμματεὺς τῆς] | βουλῆς σὺ[ν καὶ τοῖς] || ἑαυτοῦ τέκ[νοις τὸν] | [β]ωμὸν ἀφι[έρωσεν] | [ἀρ]γυροταμ[ιευ]|[․․․] Πο(πλίου) Οὐη[δίου Ἀντωνείνου] | [κήρ]υκος? τ[— — —]

Item added: December 20, 2012
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 8342
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