This bilingual inscription - in Greek and Phoenician - shows the mixture of cultures that could occur in Ptolemaic garrisons. The Greek goddess Athena is equated with the Semitic goddess Anat. Dittenberger noted that the combination in the Greek text of dative case (for Athena) and genitive (of Ptolemaios) is strange, but they must be taken together.
With good fortune; Praxidemos son of Sesmas set up this altar for Athena Nike the Saviour and of king Ptolemaios.
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