Agora Object: I 4384
Inventory Number:   I 4384
Section Number:   ΘΘ 42
    ΘΘ 161
Title:   Decree Fragments
Category:   Inscriptions
Description:   Inscribed fragments of stele.
Decree relative to the arrest of two men by the Truchonians and the Athenian request that they be released. The decree is important historically because it furnishes new evidence on the vexed question of the founding of the Aetolian League.
Fragment ΘΘ 42 a), preserves part of the left side; back deeply toothed; surface slightly eroded.
Twelve lines of the inscription preserved.
Fragment ΘΘ 161 b), preserves upper right side of stele, with pedimental top; broken at left and bottom.
Eighteen lines of the inscription preserved.
Pentelic marble.
ADDENDA I 7259 joins to the left side and the top.
Notes:   b) (ΘΘ 161) 27/ΛΓ
a) (ΘΘ 42) T 19-20
b) (ΘΘ 161) T 20
Context:   a) (ΘΘ 42), found in the wall of the modern house 650b/4, over the south part of the Eleusinion.
b) (ΘΘ 161), found in modern fill west of the late Roman Fortification, to the southwest of the Eleusinion.
Negatives:   Leica, V-96, V-97, 8-31, 93-58-35, 93-58-34, 98-58-36, 93-59-2, 93-59-3, 93-59-4
Dimensions:   H. a) 0.151, b) 0.433; Lett. H. a) 0.006, (fragment b, lines 1-2) 0.012, (fragment b, below) 0.006-0.007; W. a) 0.085, b) 0.36, (fragment b, of inscribed face at top) 0.305; Th. a) 0.101
Chronology:   367/6 B.C.
Date:   a) (ΘΘ 42) 17 January 1937
b) (ΘΘ 161) 26 April 1937
Section:   ΘΘ
Grid:   ΘΘ:27/ΛΓ
    T 19-20
    T 20
Bibliography:   Hesperia 8 (1939), p. 5, no. 3.
    Agora III, no. 228, p. 84.
    Agora XVI, no. 48, p. 75, pl. 4.
    Agora XXXI, no. 26, p. 194.
References:   Publications (4)
Publication Pages (4)
Images (4)
Notebook: Ω-12
Notebook Page: Ω-12-70 (pp. 2328-2329)
Card: I 4384
Card: I 4384