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OGIS: 159


CILICIAN SOLDIERS HONOUR ARTEMO, DAUGHTER OF SELEUKOS

Greek text:   SEG_13.587
Date:   142-131 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

Seleukos was governor of Cyprus for over ten years, and his influence was so great that his children also took on important posts. Artemo held the position of eponymous priestess of Arsinoē Philopator for much of this period; see W.Clarysse & G.Van Derveken, "The Eponymous Priests of Ptolemaic Egypt", pp. 33-35 ( Google Books ).   This inscription was found at Paphos.


This statue of Artemo, the daughter of [Seleukos, the kinsman] of the king and [general and admiral] and chief priest of the [island, the priestess of queen] Kleopatra the goddess, was dedicated by [the association of the] (?) Cilicians stationed [in the island].

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