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[36] Dedication to Zeus Hypsistos by a Group of Attendants (100-150 CE) Beroia - Macedonia

Beroia (Macedonia, Greece and Macedonia — Pleiades map), ca. 100-150 CE
AGRW 36 = IBeroia 26 = 35 (1985) no. 714 = PHI 149501 = AGRW ID# 2144
Copenhagen Inventory info: 477


Slab of marble with a relief of an eagle encircled by a wreath and another relief above depicting the bust of a man, now in the Beroea Museum (L 670).

Dedicated to Zeus Hypsistos (“Highest”). Publius Cornelius Rufus and the attendants (or: servants; diakonoi) under him set this up when Sextus Publius Philotas was serving as judge.

Translation by: Ascough

Διὶ Ὑψίστῳ | Π(όπλιος) Κορνήλιος Ῥοῦφος | καὶ οἱ ὑπ’ αὐτὸν διάκονοι | κριτεύοντος τ[ο]ῦ̣ Σέξ(του) Ποπιλλίου || Φιλώ̣τ̣α̣ Ν̣Ε̣

Item added: August 6, 2012
Item modified: September 4, 2020
ID number: 2144
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