Greek inscription from Athenian Acropolis
- Greek inscription from Athenian Acropolis
- Cornell Cast Collection
- Mericle, Danielle
- ca. 1890-1900
ca. 562-554 BCE
- Acropolis, Athens, Greece (fragment c discovered southeast of Parthenon in 1888) (original)
- Goldwin Smith Hall (Room G 25), Cornell University
Acropolis, Athens, Greece (fragment c discovered southeast of Parthenon in 1888) (original)
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- Original Measurements:
- 30 (H) x 24 (W) x 11 (D) cm
- Work Type:
- casts (sculpture)
- plaster cast (sculpture)
poros limestone with inscription (original)
- Acropolis (Athens, Greece)
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- Image View Description:
- from front
- 29 x 23 x 2 (centimeters, height x width x diameter)
- This is a cast of fragment c of an Archaic inscription on a poros limestone stele from the Acropolis at Athens. It is housed in the Epigraphical Museum at Athens. Several fragments of the inscription, Raubitschek DAA 327, are preserved. As a whole, the inscription names several officials who are in charge of and dedicate games to "the grey-eyed maiden", Athena. Portions of the following lines, written in boustrophedon and from bottom to top, are contained in fragment c: [ℎιροπο]ιοὶ τὸν ἀγ̣ο͂να θέ̣σαν γλ[α]- [υ]ϙόπιδ[ι] ϙόρ[ει].
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- A. E. Raubitschek, Dedications from the Athenian Acropolis (Cambridge, MA: Archaeological Institute of America, 1949), 353-356, no. 327.
- Cornell University (current)
Athens, Epigraphical Museum (original)
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- Cornell Collections of Antiquities
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