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Dedication of a Statue of Sarapis by a President (20-21 CE) Alexandria - Delta region

Alexandria (Delta region, Egypt — Pleiades map), 20-21 CE
GRA III 176 = IAlexandriaK 46 = SB V 8775 = AGRW ID# 31051
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1855


Statue base of red marble (7.5 x 15.5 x 11.5). Now in the Graeco-Roman Museum in Alexandria (inv. 25).

Dionysios son of Dorion, former president (prostatēs), dedicated this statue of the great Sarapis in the 7th year of Tiberius Caesar Augustus.

Translation by: Ryan J. Olfert (with modifications)

[․1-2․]Ι̣Η[․․․]Δ̣[․․․․․․․․]Ι̣[․]Η̣Ι [Δι]|ονύσιος Δωρίωνος, προ[σ]|τατήσ̣α̣ς̣ ἀ̣νέ̣θ̣ηκεν τὸ̣|ν ἀνδριάντα τοῦ μεγά̣||λ̣ου Σαράπιδος, ἔτους ζʹ Τιβ[ε]|[ρίου] Κ̣αίσα̣ρος Σ̣ε̣β̣[ασ]τ̣ο̣ῦ̣.

Item added: April 24, 2020
Item modified: April 24, 2020
ID number: 31051
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