Fragmentary inscription in Aeolic dialect

Greek, East Greek
Classical or Hellenistic Period
possibly 4th century B.C.


Findspot: Anatolia (Turkey), Troad, Assos (Behramkale), Portal entrance at the end of the Agora

Dimensions

22.9 x 17.8 cm (9 x 7 in.)

Accession Number

84.43

Medium or Technique

Marble

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Inscriptions

Fragmentary inscription in Aeolic dialect; one side dressed; rulings for the lines are still visible. Nine lines.

Breccia?

Provenance

From Assos (Behramkale, Turkey); portal entrance at the end of the Agora. 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