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Honors by Temple Building Craftsmen for Vedius (ca. 150 CE) Ephesos - Ionia

Ephesos (Ionia, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), ca. 150 CE
IEph 3075 = PHI 249112 = AGRW ID# 9306
Copenhagen Inventory info: 1592


Middle portion of a statue base of blue marble (9.95 x 59 x 55.5 cm; letter height: 2.3 cm).

The temple-building craftsmen (naoourgoi tektones) honored P. Vedius Antoninus, founder of the city (polis), their own benefactor.

Translation by: Harland

ἐτείμησεν | Πό(πλιον) Οὐήδιον | Ἀντωνεῖνον | τὸν κτίστην || τῆς πόλεως | τὸν ἴδιον εὐεργέτην | ναουργοὶ τέκτονες.

Item added: January 8, 2013
Item modified: November 6, 2020
ID number: 9306
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