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Family grave of Hellanikos and Lollia Arlegilla

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Sixteen pieces of a large panel, set in plaster in a wooden frame. Inscription grouped in two squares. Upper frame (left) "...... Auge, daughter of Ellanikos, made this monument for herself and her parents while still alive." Upper frame (right) "... the priestess and temple servant of...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); found in front of the doorway of a tomb in Western Street of Tombs. 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, 1st century A.D.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

11 x 60.5 x 213.4cm (4 5/16 x 23 13/16 x 84in.)

Accession Number

84.59a-p

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions