Inscribed Base of a Statue from Palaepaphos

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 June 2018

There are two lines of inscription on this marble stone, which read:
"Nikokles, King of Paphos, Wanassa Priest
King, Son of Timarkhos, erected for goddess".
Early Hellenistic Period, end of the 4th century BCE. From Palaepaphos (Kouklia), in modern-day Cyprus. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).



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Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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