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Inscribed dedication to Alea by a victorious athlete

Inscribed dedication to Alea by a victorious athlete

Greek, Late Archaic period, ca. 530-500 BCE
Originally erected in the sanctuary of (Athena) Alea at Tegea, Arkadia.
Found built into a wall in the modern village of Stadio.

Inscription (IG V,2 75; PHI 32083):
[σεμνὰ λαβὼν Χρόμ]ιος ℎαλέαι μ’ ἀνέ[θεˉκεν]
[ἄ]ϝεθλα· καὶ τἐˉπιόντα δ[ὸς λαβε͂ν].

Archaeological Museum of Tegea, Arkadia, Greece (website)
inv. 3366

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Photo taken on 7 June 2015 (© diffendale / Flickr)

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