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Fragments of an honorary decree from a tomb

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The stone has a cornice molding at the top and a band at the bottom. It consists of three fragments. The inscription is too fragmentary to reconstruct.

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); 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, probably 1st century A.D.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

20.3 x 59.7 cm (8 x 23 1/2 in.)

Accession Number

84.56a-c

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions