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Funerary Honors by Samothraciasts and Others for Moschion (I BCE) Rhodos on Rhodes - Southeastern islands

Rhodos on Rhodes (Southeastern islands, Aegean Islands — Pleiades map), I BCE
IRhodM 43 = PHI 191491 = AGRW ID# 14970
Copenhagen Inventory info: 2008


Small rectangular base with a slot for inserting a funerary slab (14 x 29 x 23 cm).

The association (koinon) of devotees of the Samothracian gods (Samothraikiastai; or, possibly: of Samothracians) honored Moschion of Phaselis with a gold crown, and he was honored by the celebrators of the Panathenaia festival (Panathenaistai) with an olive crown and by the Aphrodite-devotees (Aphrodiastai) with an olive crown.  (relief of a crown to the right of the inscription)

Translation by: Harland

τὸ κοινὸν τὸ Σαμοθραικιαστᾶν | ἐτίμασε Μοσχίωνα | Φασηλίταν χρυσέωι | στεφάνωι καὶ ὑπὸ | Παναθηναϊστᾶν || θαλλίνωι καὶ ὑπὸ | Ἀφροδισιαστᾶν θαλλίνωι. {with a crown to the right of the inscription}

Item added: March 10, 2015
Item modified: March 17, 2021
ID number: 14970
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