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Honorary decree of an unknown city for a judge from Assos and his scribe

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Rulings for the lines are still visible. Dark gray. Fourteen lines. "… honored should also be "so and so" and he shall receive citizenship under the same conditions. This decree should be engraved onto a marble pillar and placed in the temple of Zeus Hypatos, in order that the enthusiasm of...

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From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); Bouleuterion. 188?: excavated by the Archaeological Institute of America; gift of the Archaeological Institute of America to MFA, January 15, 1884.

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Gift of the Archaeological Institute of America

Greek, East Greek, Hellenistic Period, 2nd century B.C.


Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)


15.3 x 21.6 cm (6 x 8 1/2 in.)

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The Ancient World