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Series of Dedications by Italian Hermaists (?) (after 166 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands


Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), after 166 BCE
IDelos 1744-1749 = PHI 64184  = ID# 21449


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A series of dedications by what is likely the Italian Hermaists (see Hatzfeld 1912, 155, note 1).

IDelos 1744 (PHI 64184): Fragment of a cylindrical altar (49 x 50 cm diameter; inv. Ε 246).
IDelos 1745 (PHI 64185): Block of white marble found in the Agora of the Competaliasts (43 x 79 x 40 cm; Ε 242).
IDelos 1746 (PHI 64186): Cylindrical altar of white marble decorated with fruits and flowers in relief (76 x 54 cm diameter; inv. Ε 244).
IDelos 1747 (PHI 64187): Cylindrical altar of white marble decorated with fruits and flowers in relief (85 x 74 cm diameter; inv. Ε 245).
IDelos 1748 (PHI 64188): Pillar of marble found in the Agora of the Competaliasts (106 cm high; inv. Ε 250).
IDelos 1749 (PHI 64189): Round altar found in the Agora of the Competaliasts (79 x 50 cm diameter; inv. Ε 235).

(IDelos 1744) They (i.e. the Italian Hermaists [?]) dedicated the statue of Maia.  The same people also dedicated the altar.

(IDelos 1745) The same people also dedicated the statues of the gods and the temple (naos).

(IDelos 1746)  They also dedicated the statue of Herakles.

(IDelos 1747)  They also dedicated the statue of Athena.

(IDelos 1748)  They also dedicated the enclosure.

(IDelos 1749) The same people also dedicated . . . the statue of Hermes (?).

Translation by: Harland



{IDelos 1744} οἱ τὴν Μαίαν̣ [ο]ἱ αὐτοὶ καὶ τὸν βωμόν.

{IDelos 1745} οἱ αὐτοὶ οἳ καὶ τοὺς θεοὺς | κ̣αὶ τὸν ναὸν ἀνέθηκαν.

{IDelos 1746} οἱ καὶ τὸν | Ἡρακλῆν.

{IDelos 1747} οἱ καὶ τὴν Ἀθηνᾶν.

{IDelos 1748} ο̣ἱ καὶ τὸν | π̣ερίβολον.

{IDelos 1749} οἱ αὐτ̣ο̣ὶ̣ ο̣ἳ̣ κ̣α̣ὶ̣ τ[ὸν Ἑρμῆν?]

Item added: January 14, 2016
Item modified: January 14, 2016
ID number: 21449
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