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Dedication of a Statue of Herakleides for a Synod (17 BCE) Memphis - Fayum region

Memphis (Fayum region, Egypt — Pleiades map), 17 BCE
GRA III 203 = IGR I 1114 = SB I 983 = PHI 217930 = AGRW ID# 31186
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1359


Block of grey granite (12 x 9 x 8 cm) found in the ruins of the temple of Ptah. May now be in the Graeco-Roman Museum at Alexandria.

Phileros, who was president (prostatēs) in the 13th year of Caesar, dedicated this statue of Herakleides, his patron and benefactor, to those who formed the synod (synodos). Year 13 on the . . .xth of Mecheir.

Translation by: Kloppenborg

Φιλέρως προστατήσας | τὸ ιγʹ ἔτος Καίσαρος, ἀνέθηκε | Ἡρακλείδην τὸν ἑα<υ>τοῦ | πάτρωνα καὶ εὐεργέτην || τοῖς νέμουσι τὴν σύνο[δον] ἔτους ιγʹ Καίσαρος Μεχεί[ρ —ʹ].

Item added: April 23, 2020
Item modified: April 23, 2020
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