Cherchell, Inscription of Micipsa

Cherchell, Inscription of Micipsa

Description

Cherchell, Inscription of Micipsa

Details

Funerary sanctuary for one who is living among the living, Mikiwsan (Micipsa), king of the Massylians, the regretted one, regent of the country, leader of the nobility, the well-meaning. For him this statue has been erected at the entry of this tomb and sarcophagus, by Ya’zaam, son of Yazaggasan, son of Bogud, son of Massinissa, the one exalted divinity, for the memory of the glorious magnificence of his superior perfection, just like he exalted the drums and bases of the columns of various heights. They were brought together for him by Arish, son of Abdo, son of …

Date

118 BCE

Inscriptionnr

- (Numidian?)

Creator

Jona Lendering

Museum

Paris, Louvre

Licence

CC0 1.0 Universal

Categories

Maghreb

Tags

Inscription

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