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Dedication of a Statue of Emperor Claudius by Roman Businessmen (43/44 CE) Ephesos - Ionia


Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 43/44 CE
IEph 3019 = AE (1924), no. 69 = PHI 248699  = ID# 8613


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Statue base of blue marble found in the market (agora) (50 x 75 x 144 cm; letter height: 2.5 cm).

The company (conventus) of Romans engaged in business in Asia (conventus civium Romanorum qui in Asia negotiantur) set up this statue of Tiberius Claudius Caesar Augustus Germanicus, emperor, greatest high-priest (pontifex maximus), with tribunician power for the third time, consul for the third time, and father of the fatherland.  Titus Camurius Justus son of Titus of the Quirina tribe, soldier in the legion XIII Gemina, and Lucius Manlius Maritus son of Lucius of the Collina tribe took care of this.

Translation by: Harland



Ti(berio) Claudio Caesari Aug(usto) Germa|nico imper(atori), pont(ifici) max(imo), trib(unicia) pot(estate) III | co(n)s(uli) III, p(atri) p(atriae) conventus c(ivium) R(omanorum) qui in Asia n|egotiantur, curam agentibus || T(ito) Camurio T(iti) f(ilio) Qu(i)r(ina) Iusto trib(uno) mil(itum) | leg(ionis) XIII Geminae | et L(ucio) Manlio L(ucii) f(ilio) Col(lina) Marito.

Item added: December 21, 2012
Item modified: December 7, 2015
ID number: 8613
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