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OGIS: 107


DEDICATION OF A GATEWAY AT PAREMBOLE IN NUBIA

Greek text:   OGIS_107
Date:   172-170 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

At the start of the 2nd century B.C., during the native revolt against Ptolemy V, the Nubians gained control of the border territory to the south of Egypt. After Ptolemy VI reconquered the region, he started several building projects, including extension of the temple of Debod (Parembole); see G.Dietze, in "Politics, Administration and Society in the Hellenistic and Roman World", pp.80-81 ( Google Books ).


On behalf of king Ptolemaios [and] queen Kleopatra, [his sister] and wife, the gods Philometores, [this gateway] was dedicated to Isis and [to the gods] who share [her temple].

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