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Honors by Civic Institutions and Alexandrian Businessmen for Harpokration [B] (II CE) Perinthos-Herakleia - Thrace

Perinthos-Herakleia (Thrace, Danube and Black Sea areas — Pleiades map), II CE
IPerinthos 28 = PHI 167238 = AGRW ID# 14155
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1751


Statue base (no dimensions recorded).

The Council and the People honored Publius Harpokration, who built (or: repaired) the wall.  The Alexandrians engaged in business (pragmateuomenoi) in Perinthos set up the statue for the sake of honor.

Translation by: Harland

ἡ βουλὴ καὶ ὁ δῆμος ἐτίμησε | Πόπλιον Ἁρποκρατί<ω>να, | τὸν τὸ τεῖχος κατασκευάσαντα· | Ἀλεξανδρεῖς οἱ πραγματευόμενο[ι] || ἐν Περίνθῳ τὸν ἀνδριάντα | ἀνέστησαν τιμῆς χάριν.

Item added: July 4, 2013
Item modified: September 26, 2020
ID number: 14155
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