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Dedication of a Statue (?) of Hestia for a House of Shippers (II CE) Tomis - Scythia and Moesia

Tomis (Scythia and Moesia, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), II CE
ITomis 132 = PHI 173232 = AGRW ID# 14639
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1199


No description or dimensions available. Statue base (?).

To good fortune.  Philokles son of Chrestos, benefactor (literally: honor-loving) of the house of shippers, had the statue (?) of Hestia (or: the hearth; or: the altar) built from his own resources.

Translation by: Harland

ἀγαθῇ τύχῃ· Φιλοκλῆς Χρήστου | φιλότιμος τοῦ οἴκου τῶν ναυ|κλήρων κατεσκεύασεν ἐκ τῶν | ἰδίων τὴν Ἑστίαν.

Item added: November 2, 2013
Item modified: October 1, 2020
ID number: 14639
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