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Honors by Fellow-banqueters for Procurator Panopaios (161-169 CE) Alexandria - Delta region

Alexandria (Delta region, Egypt — Pleiades map), 161-169 CE
A. and E. Bernand, "Un procurateur des effigies impériales à Alexandrie," ZPE 122 (1998) 97-101 = SEG 48 (1998), no. 1960 = AGRW ID# 20697


Column of gray marble cut in two (109 cm tall x 56 cm diameter). Found at the former Billard Palace. This association evidently had a prominent place for imperial images and, therefore, imperial cult rituals within its activities. Faustina the Younger is here associated with the goddess Isis with the use of two of that goddess's epithets. The Augusti in question are Marcus Aurelius and Lucius Verus.

P. Aelius Panopaios, who was procurator (epitropos) of our lords the Augusti.  For the sake of goodwill to their household, those from the banqueting hall (syssition) of the Augustan images and of Faustina Pharia (“of the Vessel”) Sostitolos (“Protector of the Fleet”), new Augusta, set this up for their fellow-banqueter (syssitos).

Translation by: Harland

Π. Αἴλιον Π̣α̣ν̣οπαῖον | ἐπιτροπεύσαντα τῶν κυρίων | Σεβαστῶν, τῆς εἰς τὸν οἶκο[ν] | αὐτῶν εὐνοίας, οἱ ἀπὸ συσ|σειτίου Σεβαστῶν εἰκόνων | καὶ Φαυστείνης Φαρίας Σωσιστόλου | Νέας Σεβαστῆς, vacat| τὸν συσσειτόν

Item added: December 26, 2015
Item modified: December 26, 2015
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