CIL 6.882 – Dedication on an obelisk honoring the deified Augustus, son of deified Iulius, and the emperor Tiberius, son of deified Augustus, inscribed over an erased earlier inscription commemorating the building of a Forum Iulium by Cornelius Gallus in Alexandria (which was itself inscribed on top of an earlier inscription) (see photo 2) (Vatican obelisk)

 
 
 
 

CIL 6.882 – Dedication on an obelisk honoring the deified Augustus, son of deified Iulius, and the emperor Tiberius, son of deified Augustus, inscribed over an erased earlier inscription commemorating the building of a Forum Iulium by Cornelius Gallus in Alexandria (which was itself inscribed on top of an earlier inscription) (see photo 2) (Vatican obelisk)

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Title: CIL 6.882 – Dedication on an obelisk honoring the deified Augustus, son of deified Iulius, and the emperor Tiberius, son of deified Augustus, inscribed over an erased earlier inscription commemorating the building of a Forum Iulium by Cornelius Gallus in Alexandria (which was itself inscribed on top of an earlier inscription) (see photo 2) (Vatican obelisk)
Author: Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies
Description: Photographs
Permanent Link: http://hdl.handle.net/2374.OX/187931
Coverage Spatial: Italy – Rome (in the Vatican Circus), originally from Alexandria, Egypt
Coverage Temporal: ca. AD 14-37 (probably inscribed during the reign of Tiberius in Egypt and then brought to Rome during the reign of Caligula and reinscribed)
Place of publication: H. Dessau. Inscriptiones Latinae Selectae (Berlin 1892-1916) no. 115; E. Iversen. Obelisks in Exile (Copenhagen 1968), I, 20-24, pl. 11b; A.E. Gordon. Illustrated Introduction to Latin Epigraphy (Berkeley, Los Angeles, London 1983) no. 35a; M. Buonocore, “Miscellanea epigraphica e Codicibus Bibliothecae Vaticanae. XIV,” Epigraphica 62 (2000) 215-217, no. 63; J. Bodel, “Epigraphy and the ancient historian,” Epigraphic Evidence: Ancient history from inscriptions. J. Bodel, ed. (London and New York 2001) 47.
Collection: A.E. Gordon and J.S. Gordon Collection
Repository Name: Center for Epigraphical and Palaeographical Studies
Contributing Institution: The Ohio State University

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