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Classical Inscriptions


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Fragment of an Athenian inscription

Important decisions made by the Athenian state were often inscribed on stone and set up in public. The figured fragment shows the goddess Athena, representing Athens, greeting two male figures, who probably represent the city of Sigeion, near Troy. An alliance between Athens and Sigeion was once inscribed below.

Date: around  350 BC
Find spot: Sigeion, Troad, Turkey
Marble (Pentelic)
Given by Clarke, E.D., Professor

Object Number: GR.13.1865

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