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Architrave of a Bacchic Temple (undated) Ephesos - Ionia

Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
IEph 434 = SEG 26 (1976), no. 1275 = PHI 248022 = AGRW ID# 6577


Architrave found in the northwestern part of the market-place. The Bacchic temple (Baccheion) may be the meeting-place for an association of Dionysos devotees.

Philippos Mazaios son of Philippos, temple functionary (neopoios), set up the architrave for the Bacchic temple (Baccheion).

Translation by: Harland

Φίλιππος δὶς Μαζαῖς νεοποιὸς τὸ ἐπιστύλιν | τῷ Βαχχείῳ ἀνέθηκεν.

Item added: November 26, 2012
Item modified: December 8, 2015
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