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Inscription on a little temple

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Directly against the western wall of the Bazaar was built a small prostyle Doric temple or mausoleum...The marble epistyle with the names of the occupants was found… Evidently the occupants had performed some public service which entitled them to burial within the city walls ... In the porch...

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Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); epistyle of the little temple (prostylos) next to the Bath. 1881-2: 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,

Findspot

Assos (Behramkale), Troad, Anatolia (Turkey)

Dimensions

166 x 44.4 x 35.6 cm (65 3/8 x 17 1/2 x 14 in.)

Accession Number

84.76

Medium or Technique

Marble

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions