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Description: round altar of greyish marble, decorated with three deer's heads linked by garlands

1.10 m (height), 0.60 m (diameter)

Create Date: 250-200 BC (Larfeld), 197-188 BC (Albrecht)

Discovery: Skripou(no later than 1867)(Note: in forecourt of monastery of Panagia Theotokos)

Original Location: Orkhomenos

Current Location: Skripou(July 25, 1995)(Note: same location)

Bibliography: Inscriptiones Graecae; P. Decharme"Recueil d'inscriptions inédites de Béotie" in Archives des missions scientifiques et littéraires, ser. 24(1867)4922(Note: provides French translation); R. Meister"Die inschriftlichen Quellen des böotischen Dialekts, 1" in Bezzenberger Beiträge zur Kunde der indogermanischen Sprachen5(1880)217-1827; W. Larfeld(1883)Berlin3128; H. Collitz et aliiSammlung der griechischen Dialekt-InschriftenI(1884-1915)Göttingen192498

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