Hyppo...'s dedication to Parthenos
Material: Marmoreal limestone
Object description: Right and back sides of the stone are missing. Oval hole in the top plane, used to fasten statue according to the publisher. However, if one takes into account the length of the hole, one has to agree with Ella Solomonik that the monument was rather altar than statue base. the first line of the inscription is cutt off almost entirely.
Finding site: Tauric Chersonesos
Finding conditions: Discovered in 1908, in the top layer in the north-east area of the ancient city, within room C. Excavated by Robert Leper (NPTS archive, file no. 101,
1908 list of finds, page 18, no. 2783; file no. 66, 1908 Leper's journal, p. 48; file no. 67, 1908-1909 Leper's journal, page 66).
Keeping place: NPTC
Inventory number: 3605
Sizes (cm): //[15.1]
Chronology: Second half of the fourth or third century BC
Matirial author: Igor' Makarov
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