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Honorary decree for Q(uintus) Lollius

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The slab has mouldings on both sides, showing that both sides were to be exposed to view. On the rear side, the corner of a slightly sunken panel is visible, which makes it probable that this side contained the marble portrait (in bas-relief) mentioned in the inscription. This is a bilingual...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); western Street of Tombs, in front of a rectangular foundation with no trace of superstructure. 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,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

20.3 x 28 cm (8 x 11 in.)

Accession Number

84.50

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions