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Dedicatory inscription of Lollia Antiochis

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Dedicatory inscription of from the Baths at Assos, evidently set in the wall. "Lollia Antiochis, the wife of Quintus Lollius Philetairos, cultic queen according to ancestral customs, and first among women, dedicated the bath and its annexes to Aphrodite (?,) Iulia and the people." Merkelbach...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); found in six pieces at different times near the bath. 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, Roman Imperial Period, before 2 B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

Overall (Object in steel pan mount): 50.2 x 122.6 cm (19 3/4 x 48 1/4 in.) Weight: 114.31 kg (252 lb.) Other (Height of mount): 50.2 cm (19 3/4 in.) Other (Height of mount with 2 tabs): 53 cm (20 7/8 in.) Other (Depth of mount and cleat): 7 cm (2 3/4 in.) Other (Maximum depth to face of object): 10.8 cm (4 1/4 in.)

Accession Number

84.58a-f

Medium or Technique

White marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions