Dedication to Ptolemy VI Philometor
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
9 1/2 × 11 9/16 in. (24.2 × 29.4 cm) (show scale)
To King Ptolemy the god Philometor, on behalf of Hippalos, of the First Friends, Epistragetos, priest of Ptolemy Soter and of Ptolemy Epiphanes and Eucharistos, Nichomachos, priest of Zeusm (dedicates) this altar.
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Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour
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Greek. Dedication to Ptolemy VI Philometor, 222/1-205 B.C.E. Limestone, 9 1/2 × 11 9/16 in. (24.2 × 29.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Gift of Evangeline Wilbour Blashfield, Theodora Wilbour, and Victor Wilbour honoring the wishes of their mother, Charlotte Beebe Wilbour, as a memorial to their father, Charles Edwin Wilbour, 16.632. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum, CUR.16.632_negA_bw.jpg)
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