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Dedication of a Statue of Hermes (?) for Italians (ca. 100 BCE) Delos - Southwestern islands

Delos (Southwestern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), ca. 100 BCE
IDelos 1742 = IDelosChoix 146b = PHI 64182 = AGRW ID# 21381
Copenhagen Inventory info: 890


Small statue base (likely for a Hermes) of white marble (38.5 x 26 x 32 cm). Found on the western side of the Agora of the Italians (Ε 584). Orbius was likely a member ("magistrate") of the Italian Hermaists (Hermaistai).

Lucius (?) . . . Orbius son of Marcus, magistrate (magister) dedicated this to the Italians.

Translation by: Harland

[L.] Orbius M. f. | mag(ister). | Italiceis.

Item added: January 9, 2016
Item modified: November 14, 2020
ID number: 21381
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