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Grave Crowning by a Guild of Dyers (138-300 CE) Hierapolis - Phrygia

Hierapolis (Phrygia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 150-300 CE
IHierapJ 50 = Labarre and Dinahet 1996, 107 (no. 67) = CIG 3924b = Waltzing, no. 123 = PHI 271665 = AGRW ID# 10523
Copenhagen Inventory info: 162


Large funerary altar near the beginning of the street (in front of the portico) in the northern necropolis.

The guild of dyers (bapheis) crowned this grave.

Translation by: Harland

τοῦτο τὸ ἡρῷον | στεφανοῖ | ἡ ἐργασία τῶν βαφέων.

Item added: February 8, 2013
Item modified: October 18, 2020
ID number: 10523
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