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[284] Dedication by Physicians for a Chief-physician (7 CE) Alexandria - Delta region

Alexandria (Delta region, Egypt — Pleiades map), 7 CE
AGRW 284 = GRA III 175 = IAlexandriaK 97 = Römer 1990 = SEG 40:1552 = PHI 227189 = AGRW ID# 659
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1348


Statue base of marble, still in location in the Zenat al-Sittât quarter of Alexandria.

Gaius Prokleios Themison, chief–physician (archiatros).  The group (plēthos) of … physicians in Alexandria honoured him on account of his goodwill in the 37th year of Caesar on the … xth of Phaophi.

Translation by: Kloppenborg

Γ̣άιον Προκλήιον Θεμίσωνα ἀρχιατρὸ̣ν̣ ǀ τὸ πλῆθος τῶν ἐν Ἀλεξανδρείαι̣ [․․․․․]ǀμένων ἰατρῶν vac. εὐνοίας χάριν̣ vac. ǀ [ἔτους] λζʹ Καίσαρος vac. Φαῶφι [—ʹ].

Item added: November 21, 2011
Item modified: May 26, 2021
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