Dedication of a statue of Hercules
Material: Marmoreal limestone
Object description: Rectangular statue base with cornice and socle projecting from the front side. Eight-line inscription carved into the face side of the pedestal.
Finding site: Balaclava
Finding conditions: Discovered during the excavation of a temple in Balaclava (room A, grid A1). Excaavted by Oleg Savelya.
Keeping place: NPTC
Inventory number: 14/37299
Sizes (cm): 66/47/42
Letter height (cm): 2.5-5
Chronology: Between 139 and 161 AD.
Translation: Dedicated to Hercules. For the health of the emperor Antoninus Augustus and caesar Marcus Aurelius, Antonius Valens, military tribune of the First Italian legion, put up with the help from Novius Ulpianus, centurion of the same legion.
Matirial author: Igor' Makarov
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