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Dedication for the God Preietos and the Symbol-bearers (undated) Nikomedia - Bithynia

Nikomedia (Bithynia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
TAM IV 76 = PHI 278897 = AGRW ID# 13314
Copenhagen Inventory info: 770


Altar of limestone (65 x 31 x 27 cm; letter height: 3 cm). On the interpretation of "contributors" here, see ILydiaHM 97 and Jones 2008, 202-204.

Name. . . son of Gorgios restored (?) this for the god Preietos and for the contributors (synbolaphoroi; or:  symbol-bearers) as a thanksgiving for his ancestors.

Translation by: Harland

. . . λ̣ας Γοργίο[υ] | [θε]ῷ Πρειέτῳ | καὶ τοῖς συν̣|βολαφόροις || εὐχαριστή|ριον ἐπισε|βάσας τὰ τῶν | προγόνων.

Item added: June 20, 2013
Item modified: September 18, 2020
ID number: 13314
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