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Dedication for Italians by Hermaists (ca. 100 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 100 BCE
IDelos 1736 = PHI 64176 = AGRW ID# 21360
Copenhagen Inventory info: 890


Plaque of white marble (26 x 57 x 16 cm). Found in 1904 in the northwest part of the Agora of the Italians (inv. Ε 593).

(Latin) Lucius and Licinus Orbius, freedmen of Lucius, magistrates, built the sweating room of the baths (laconicum) for the Italians.

(Greek) Lucius Orbius, freedman of Lucius, Licinus Orbius and Lucius Orbius Diphilos, freedmen of Lucius, who were Hermes-devotees (Hermaistai), dedicated this for the Italians.

Translation by: Harland

L. L. Orbieis L. l. mag(istreis) | laconicum Italiceis | Λεύκιος Ὄρβιος Λευκίου | Λικῖνος καὶ Λεύκιος Ὄρβιος || Λευκίου Δίφιλος Ἑρμαισταὶ | γενόμενοι vac. Ἰταλικοῖς.

Item added: January 9, 2016
Item modified: November 14, 2020
ID number: 21360
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