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  • Object type

  • Museum number

    1870,0320.88

  • Description

    Marble wall block from the temple of Athena at Priene, inscribed on two sides. The inscription on the front records the gift of funds from Alexander the Great to complete the temple. The inscription on the side (Inscription 403A) records the award made by Rhodes concerning the disputed lands by Karion and Dryussa, and is in favour of Priene.

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  • Producer name

  • Culture/period

  • Date

    • 334BC-330BC (circa)
  • Findspot

  • Materials

  • Dimensions

    • Length: 120.65 centimetres
    • Width: 49.53 centimetres
  • Inscriptions

      • Inscription Type

        inscription
      • Inscription Language

        Greek
      • Inscription Translation

        King Alexander dedicated the temple to Athena Polias
  • Bibliography

    • CIG 2904 bibliographic details
    • Inscription 399 bibliographic details
    • Inscription 403A bibliographic details
  • Location

    On display: G22

  • Subjects

  • Associated names

  • Acquisition name

  • Acquisition date

    1870

  • Department

    Greek & Roman Antiquities

  • Registration number

    1870,0320.88

Marble wall block from the temple of Athena at Priene, inscribed.

Marble wall block from the temple of Athena at Priene, inscribed.

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