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Dedication of a Vessel to the Kymaian Brotherhood’s Gods (ca. 100 CE) Neapolis - Campania

Neapolis (Campania, Italy — Pleiades map), ca. 100 CE
INeapolis 9 = PHI 177621 = AGRW ID# 22196


Cylindrical base with reliefs of Herakles (?), Dionysos, and Hephaistos; built to hold a vessel / skyphos (76 x 42 cm diameter). Now in the Museo Archeologico Nazionale (inv. 2448).

Marcus Cocceius Name. . . , freedman of Augustus, together with his children dedicated the vessel (on this base) worth 56 silver coins (litrai) and measuring four and a half ounces (unciai) for Titius Acilinus and Flavius Crescens.  This was dedicated to the gods of the brotherhood (phrētores = phratores) of the Kymaians.

Translation by: Harland

Μ(ᾶρκος) Κοκκήιος Σε[βαστοῦ] | ἀπελεύθερος Καλ[. .ca.4․ .] | σὺν τοῖς ἰδίοις τέκ[νοις] | Τιτίῳ Ἀκιλείνῳ || καὶ Φλαουίῳ Κρήσκεντι | τὸν σκύφον ἐκ λ(ιτρῶν) νϛʹ | οὐ(γγιῶν) δʹ (καὶ ἡμισείας) | θεοῖς φρήτορσι Κυμαίων.

Item added: January 29, 2016
Item modified: January 31, 2016
ID number: 22196
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