Dedicatory inscription to Zeus Helios Sarapis and Isis (GER0106)

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Title

Dedicatory inscription to Zeus Helios Sarapis and Isis (GER0106)

Description

Dedicatory inscription to Zeus Helios Sarapis and Isis from Malchos son of Demetrios, priest of Antoninus Pius and Faustina, at Gerasa (143 CE), possibly belonging to a temple.

Source

Publisher

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.382-383, no.15, pl.CVIII, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Date

Format

Limestone?

Language

Identifier

GER0106

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

e1774555-45e1-4005-8ef6-994de5e24e89

Dedicatory Inscription Item Type Metadata

Dedicatory Type

Building (temple)

Description

Inscription covering seven different blocks of unknown material.

Measurements of blocks:
Stone A: 0.80x0.64m
Stone B: 0.66m x 0.63m
Stone C: 0.68m x 0.63,
Stone D: 0.95m x 0.63m
Stone E: 0.78m x 0.63m (0.40-0.45m thick)
F and G=no recorded measurements

Letters

Letter size=0.08m

Findspot

Block A: inside Southwest Gate
B: east of Artemis Propylaea
C: Southwest Gate
D: reused in cardo wall south of Artemis temple
E: east of the Artemis propylaea
F: reused in a wall in the modern village
G: unknown

Original Context (if known)

Temple of Zeus Helios Sarapis and Isis near Southwest Gate (Welles)

Role 2

Role 4

Citation

“Dedicatory inscription to Zeus Helios Sarapis and Isis (GER0106),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/11.

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