), a particular
place in the Peiraeus, as well as in the harbours of other states, where
merchants exposed samples of their goods for sale. (Harpocrat., Hesych. sub voce
Pollux, 9.34; Aristoph. Kn. 979
; Dem. c.
p. 932.29; c. Polycl.
p. 1214.24; Theophr.
23.) The samples themselves were also called deigmata.
; Boeckh, P. E.