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20. Dedication of a statue of Gallienus

Αὐτοκράτορα Καίσαρα
Πόβλιον Λικίννιον
Γαλλιῆνον Σεβ(αστόν)

Imperator Caesar Publius Licinius Gallienus Augustus

Inscription on the pedestal at the east wall of the Sebasteion. The inscription occupies block F 3.

Letters: 2.5-4 cm.

Jones 1979, no. 10; SEG 27 (1977), no. 925; İnan 1993, p. 233, no. 13 (pl. XIII, F cf. pl. XVIII; XXXVI.48).

In the years 254-256 Gallienus was in the Balkans. It is possible that provincials speculated on an impending visit to the eastern provinces to join his father and co-emperor Valerianus.