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Repayments to Athena
IG I3 99 Athens, EM 6605 410/9 Plate 4

Found on Akropolis in 1864. Left edge of relief and inscription preserved. Taenia with first two lines of inscription and ovolo below relief. Inscribed surface battered but not worn, relief severely damaged. White, medium-grained marble. p.h. 0.37, p.h. of relief 0.08, p.w. 0.33, th. 0.085, relief h. 0.01, h. of letters 0.015 (lines 1-2), 0.018 (lines 3-7), 0.009 (lines 8ff.).

The inscription concerns the repayment of money borrowed from the treasury of Athena in the course of the Peloponnesian War and the creation of a reserve fund on the Akropolis. It was passed in the third prytany of the archon [Glauk]ippos of 410/9 (lines 4-7).

The relief is almost completely destroyed. At the far left are the feet of a figure wearing a long garment. The figure is turned toward the right, shifting its weight on to the left foot and extending the right foot to the side. Further right are the feet of another figure also turned toward the right. There is space for at least one more figure in the restored width of the stele. Athena would almost certainly have been one of the figures in the relief, and Erechtheus, who appears on other documents concerning Athena's treasury (nos. 8, 14, 20), would also be appropriate.

Pervanoglu, AZ 22 (1864) 298; IG I 58; A. Dumont, BCH 2 (1878) 566 n. 8; IG I2 109; Binneboeßel, 6 no. 16, 20, 40; W. S. Ferguson, Treasurers, 34; ATL I, 126, 168, 213-14 D 9, figs. 187, 188; SEG 10.122; W. E. Thompson, ClMed 28 (1967) 228-29; Meyer, 269 A 14.

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