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Eros, God of Love
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Marble statuette of Aphrodite
Fragment of a marble stele (grave marker)
Marble architectural fragment
Fragmentary marble grave stele
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This artwork is currently on display in Gallery 171
The inscription is part of an Athenian decree that was set up in public for people to read. Such inscriptions played an important role in the operation of the democratic process in Athens.
Alexander, Christine. 1926. "Classical Inscriptions: Recent Accessions." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art 21(7): p. 177, n. 5
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