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Fragmentary inscription of a decree of an Aeolic city

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Fragmentary inscription of a Decree of an Aeolic city. Rulings for the lines are still visible. Gray color. Ten lines. The inscription mentions Anodikos, son of Kleokrates, and his companions. As emissaries of Assos they transmitted a decree and received an honorary decree in return from an...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); below the Agora wall. 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, Hellenistic Period,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

17.8 x 12.7 cm (7 x 5 in.)

Accession Number

84.46

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions