Associations in the Greco-Roman World (AGRW)

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[276] Dedication by an Association of Couch-makers (98 CE) Sidon - Syria and Phoenicia

Sidon (Syria and Phoenicia, Greater Syria and the East — Pleiades map), 98 CE
AGRW 276 = = AÉ (2005), no. 1569 = SEG 55 (1995), no. 1654 = AGRW ID# 4837
Copenhagen Inventory info: 616


Slab of marble.

For good fortune! Year 208 (Sidon era), first day of the month of Dystros. Using their own resources, the fifth guild (technē) of couch-makers dedicated the building to emperor Caesar Augustus, god. . . (four erased lines).

Translation by: Ascough

ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ · | ἔτους ησʹ, μηνὸς Δύστρου αʹ | Αὐτοκράτορι θεῷ Καίσαρι σεβασ|τῶι ἐκτίσθη ἡ ἀκτὴ τῇ εʹ τέ‖χνῃ κλεινοπη<γ>ῶν ἐκ τοῦ κοι|νοῦ | {four erased lines}.

Item added: October 28, 2012
Item modified: May 25, 2021
ID number: 4837
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