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Two sherds of Attic pottery closed vessel body, probably oenochoe; four rows of incised votive inscription on the outside, cut in panel. Vertical black strip with added red paint on right.
- 550 BC (c.)
- Made in: Attica
- Excavated/Findspot: Naukratis
- (Africa,Egypt,Lower Egypt,Nile Delta,Naukratis)
Inscription Positionbody exterior
Inscription Content].κρι[.]ς μ[ | ]ε ανεθ[η]κε [ | τ]ορμο[θ]εμ[ |...]τηφροδι[
Inscription Translation(...)krios dedicated me, the son of Ermothemis (?) to Aphrodi(te)
Inscription CommentPost-firing graffito. Gardner 1888 misses some fragmentary letters and has three bars, not the two that survive, of the sigma, but the reading is sound.
Greek & Roman Antiquities
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Object reference number: GAA75921
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