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Dedication of a Statue for the Most-Sacred Street (undated) Apameia Kelainai - Phrygia

Apameia Kelainai (Phrygia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), undated
MAMA VI 176 = IPhrygR 303 = CIG 3960b = AGRW ID# 6217
Copenhagen Inventory info: 460


Altar of white marble found in a fountain at Dinar (133 x 54-76 x 60 cm; letter height: 2.0-2.5 cm). The "Most-Sacred Street" mentioned in the inscription may entail a street-association (cf. Thermaia Street and Leather-worker Street at Apameia).

Artas son of Artemidoros — along with all the magistracies, services (litourgia), and works in the stadium on two sections of seating —  left behind the statue for the Most-Sacred Street (plateia).  Menekleus Proclus son of Artemidoros and Menekleus Tryphon his nephew supervised the erection of the monument.

Translation by: Harland

Ἀρτᾶς Ἀρτεμιδώρου μετὰ | πάσας ἀρχὰς καὶ λιτουργί|ας καὶ τὰ ἔργα ἐν τῶ σταδί|ω σελίδων δύο ἤασεν | τὸν ἀνδριάντα τῆ ἱερω|τάτη πλατία· ἐπιμελη|θέντων τῆς ἀναστά|σεως Μενεκλέους Πρόκλου τοῦ Ἀρτεμι|δώρου καὶ Μενεκλέους | Τρύφωνος τῶν ἀνεψιῶν | αὐτοῦ.

MAMA VI 176, plate 30.
Public domain.

Item added: November 21, 2012
Item modified: October 18, 2020
ID number: 6217
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