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Decree not to appoint tax collectors

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Fragments of decree not to appoint tax collectors; long inscription in well-preserved letters. Slab with pedimental top; circles in tympanum. In four pieces. "Decree not to appoint tax collectors. Motion of the council and people - as scribes of the decree were assigned by lot: Epanthes son of...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); below the Bouleuterion. 188?: 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, Roman Imperial Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

50.8 x 76.2 cm (20 x 30 in.)

Accession Number

84.54

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions