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Honorary decree of the city Aigai, probably for a judge from Assos

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This fragment of a dicast's stele has a molding above, partly chiseled away, and two rectangular clamp cuttings on top, perhaps for an akroterion as crowning member. An inverted laurel wreath appears in low to medium relief around a goat's head also in relief. Below the moulding of the top is...

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From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Agora. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 1884.

Credit Line

Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, second or first century B.C.


Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 281; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 113 (additional published references).


29.2 x 42 cm (11 1/2 x 16 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble from western Asia Minor


The Ancient World