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Fragmentary inscription in Aeolic dialect

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Fragmentary inscription in Aeolic dialect; one side dressed; rulings for the lines are still visible. Nine lines. Breccia?

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); portal entrance at the end of the Agora. 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, Classical or Hellenistic Period, possibly 4th century B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

22.9 x 17.8 cm (9 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

84.43

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions