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Dedication of a Colonnaded Area by L. Orbius (ca. 100 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 100 BCE
IDelos 1743 = IG XII,5 1371 = PHI 64183 = AGRW ID# 21384
Copenhagen Inventory info: 890


Moulded base found on Tenos but likely from Delos (44 x 25 x 16 cm). Orbius was likely a member ("magistrate") of the Italian Hermaists (Hermaistai).

L. Orbius son of Marcus from the Horatian family, magistrate (magister), dedicated the palaestra (i.e. colonnaded area).

Translation by: Harland

L. Orbius M. f. Hor(atia) mag(ister) | palaestra dedit.

Item added: January 9, 2016
Item modified: December 18, 2020
ID number: 21384
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