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The stone is broken into seventeen pieces. The whole of the right side of the slab is preserved, and line nine, which is complete, shows the full length of the...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); tomb of P. Varius Aquila. 1881-2: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

9.5 x 93 x 179.8 cm (3 3/4 x 36 5/8 x 70 13/16 in.)

Accession Number

84.57a-g

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions