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Victor in Sculpting Competitions (200-210 CE) Aphrodisias - Caria

Aphrodisias (Caria, Asia Minor — Pleiades map), 200-210 CE
IAph 12.31 = MAMA VIII 519 = PHI 257217 = AGRW ID# 11103


Statue base shaft found in a wall on the north side of the stadium (106 x 58 cm).

. . . son of Apollonios (?) . . . grandson of Athenagoras, who won the contest of the Lysimachean, Tatianean statue-makers (agalmatopoioi) with the statue of the first quadrennial festival.  He put it up according to the decree of the Council and the People when Milon descendant of Milon for four generations and descendent of Hermias was director of contests.

Translation by: Harland

[- - c. 6 - - ? Ἀπολλω]|νίου τοῦ Ἀθηναγό|ρου νεικήσας τὸν | ἀγῶνα τῶν ἀγαλμα||τοποιῶν τῶν Λυσιμα|χήων Τατιανήων τῷ | ἀγάλματι τῆς α´ τετρα|ετηρίδος κατὰ τὸ γενά|μενον ψήφισμα ὑπὸ || τ̣ῆς βουλῆς καὶ τοῦ | δήμου ἀνέσ{σ}τησεν | ἀγωνοθετοῦντος | Μίλωνος δ´ τοῦ Ἑρμίου.

IAph 12.31: Photo © 2007 King’s College London.
(Reproduced under a Creative Commons license).

IAph 12.31: Squeeze by Gaudin.
© 2007 King’s College London.
(Reproduced under a Creative Commons license).

Item added: February 24, 2013
Item modified: December 10, 2015
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