Journal of the Archaeological Institute of America

Journal of the Archaeological Institute of America

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1907 edition. Excerpt: ...1907, pp.397-399 (pi.), II. II. Si'oKR publishes eight small Palmyrene tesserae tearing each a single name and containing various figures and ornamental devices. SCYTHOPOLIS.--Present State of the Ruins.--In Pal. Ex. Fund, XXXIX, pp. 100-101, R. A. S. Macam.ister describes the advantages that Beisau or Scythopolis offers as a place for excavation. At present the tombs are being plundered by the natives and the ruins are rapidly being destroyed. ASIA MINOR ANATOLIA.--Report of a Journey in the Summer of 1906. In Memnon, I, 1907, pp. 19-40 (32 figs.), K. Brandenburg records the results of an archaeological investigation of Anatolia. A large number of prehistoric grottoes were discovered, and many of these contained evidences of having been used for religious purposes. The Hittite remains on Mt. Sipylus known as Niole, the grave of Tantalus, Sesostris, etc., were revisited and new photographs were taken. An investigation of the remains leads to the conclusion that Sipylus was a main point of contact between the Hittite and the Mycenaean civilizations. APHRODISIAS.--Inscriptions.--In R. t. Gr. XIX, 1906, pp. 205-298, T. Reinach continues his publication of the inscriptions from Aphro-disias (see AJ.A. XI, p. 82). Nos. 82-121 continue the dedications to individuals. No. 84 is metrical. Most of these inscriptions are very fragmentary. III. Monumental Inscriptions (122-137). These record the dedication of columns, or parts of buildings by various donors, many of whom are known from other inscriptions. It is argued that Aphrodisias was not known as Tauropolis, but as Stauropolis in Christian times. IV. Gifts for Religious Purposes (138-142). These deal with large donations by Attalus Adrastus to Aphrodite for a festival hall, the investment of the...
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  • English
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  • 9781236666772