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Fragmentary marble inscription

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
1st half of 4th century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
H.,6 3/4",W5 5/8", D.,1 3/4"
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1926
Accession Number:
26.60.6
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
The inscription lists small sums of money expended in connection with an athletic festival; the Odeon, the Parthenon, and the temple of Dioskouroi are mentioned.
Alexander, Christine. 1926. "Classical Inscriptions: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 21(7): pp. 176-7, fig. 2.

Beazley, John D. 1932. Greek Sculpture & Painting to the End of the Hellenistic Period. p. 20, fig. 34, Cambridge: Cambridge University Press.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 183, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

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