Dedicatory inscription on an altar to the god Pakeidas by Tyche (GER0104)

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Title

Dedicatory inscription on an altar to the god Pakeidas by Tyche (GER0104)

Description

Small altar from Gerasa (late 1st c. CE) with inscription dedicated to the god Pakeidas, by Tyche, a slave of Apollas son of Lesbos.

Source

Publisher

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.384, no.18, pl.XCVIII, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Rights

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," pg.384, no.18, pl.XCVIII, in Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.).

Format

Stone

Language

Identifier

GER0104

IIIF Item Metadata

UUID

32619260-41eb-4095-847b-6489f2268320

Altar Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

0.68x.28m

Description of Altar and Decoration

Small altar (0.68m high, 0.28m wide) with mouldings along top and bottom; inscription appears on a single side. Letters are roughly cut and crowded, with little differentiation in lines of text.

Location of Inscription

One side

Diplomatic

ΑΓΙW Π
ΑΚΕΙΔΑΤΥ
ΧΗΔΟΥΛΗ
ΑΠΟΛΛΑ
ΛΕCΒΟΥ
ΑΝΕΘΗ
ΚΕΝ

Translation

To holy Pakeidas, Tyche, the slave of Apollas son of Lesbos, set (this) up.

Diplomatic Constituted From

Welles 1938

Letters

Letter size=0.02-0.035m.

Findspot

Room B59 of Clergy House

Name 1

Selected Bibliography

Welles, C. 1938. "The Inscriptions," Gerasa: city of the Decapolis, C.H. Kraeling (ed.), 355-496. Baltimore: The American Schools of Oriental Research.

Citation

“Dedicatory inscription on an altar to the god Pakeidas by Tyche (GER0104),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 15, 2019, http://wireproject.org/items/show/8.

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