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Translations of Hellenistic Inscriptions: 25


A STATUE OF HERAKLES, DEDICATED AT BEHISTUN


Greek text:   IKEO_274
Date:   148 B.C.
Format:   see key to translations

The inscription on this statue, near the famous Persian inscriptions at Behistun, is one of the few Greek inscriptions that have survived in Iran. A photograph of the statue can be found on the livius.org website.



In year 164, in the month of Panemos, Hyakinthos son of Pantauchos dedicated this statue of Herakles Kallinikos {"Glorious in victory"} for the safety of Kleomenes, the governor of the Upper Satrapies.

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