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Inscribed fragment with list of public measures and weights

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List of public measures and weights. Gray discoloration. Nine lines. "These vessels are for public use under the authority of the agoranomos, Megistias son of Sogenes: three bronze vessels holding half a medimnos, nine holding half a sixth, ten holding two choinikes, (and) seven choinikes; ...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); on the Acropolis, north of the temple, near the surface of the ground. May 10th, 1882: 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, Classical or Hellenistic Period, probably 4th century B.C.

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

28 x 17.8 cm (11 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

84.44

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions