Agora Object: I 166
Inventory Number:   I 166
Section Number:   Ε 100
Title:   Ephebic Decree
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed stele.
Complete; at top flat with simple crowning moulding; narrow thin tongue projects at bottom for setting up. Once almost completely covered with inscription, now much waterworn. Two-thirds of the way down are three small wreaths with radiating leaves and traces of names within.
Names new archon Antigenes and new secretary Sosandros Sosikratous Alopekethen and dates the previous archon Sosigenes in 172/1 B.C.
Pentelic marble.
Cf. Hesperia 4 (1935), p. 91.
Context:   Found built as a cover slab into the Great Drain, east of the Metroon.
Negatives:   Leica, 2-87, 2-88, 2-89, 2-232, 2-901
Dimensions:   H. 1.653; Lett. H. 0.006; W. (at top) 0.447, (at bottom) 0.462, (at top below moulding) 0.41; Th. (at top) 0.16, (at bottom) 0.15, (at top below moulding) 0.135
Chronology:   171/0 B.C.
Date:   12 February 1932
Section:   Ε
Grid:   I 9
Bibliography:   Tracy (1990), p. 74.
    Hesperia 45 (1976), p. 287.
    Hesperia 15 (1946), p. 198, no. 40.
    Hesperia 3 (1934), p. 14, no. 17.
    IG II3,1,5, 1332.
Published Type:   Hesperia 4 (1935), p. 91.
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Notebook: Ε-1-BIS
Notebook Page: Ε-1-BIS-69 (pp. 129-130)
Notebook Page: Ε-1-BIS-103
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