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[239] Honors by Shippers for a Nikaian from Bithynia (after 166 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), after 166 BCE
AGRW 239 = IDelos 1705 = PHI 64145 = AGRW ID# 1650


Part of a base of white marble. In the Delos Museum in 1937 (inv. Ε 552).

The merchants (emporoi) and shippers (nauklēroi) who sail into Bithynia honored Meleagros son of Zmertomaros from Nikaia, on account of the goodness he has shown towards them, dedicating this to Apollo, Artemis, and Leto.

Translation by: Harland

Μ̣ελέαγρον Ζμερτομάρου | Νικαιέα οἱ καταπλέοντες | εἰς Βιθυνίαν ἔμποροι καὶ | ναύκληροι ἀγαθίας ἕνεκεν || τῆς εἰς ἑ̣αυτούς, | Ἀπόλλωνι, Ἀρτέμιδι, Λητοῖ.

Item added: January 26, 2012
Item modified: January 22, 2016
ID number: 1650
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