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Classical Inscriptions


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Fragment of an Athenian inscription

The inscribed fragment is part of the record of an agreement between Athens and Halieis, a city in the eastern Peloponnese. One of the officials mentioned is Laches, possibly the Athenian general of that name who is reported to have died in the battle of Mantineia in 418/17 BC.

Date: around  425–418 BC
Find spot: Athens, Attica, Greece
Marble (Pentelic)
Given by Clarke, E.D., Professor

Object Number: GR.36.1865

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