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The permanent exhibition of the Epigraphical Museum

View of the honorary decree
Honourary decree of Oiniades Palaiskiathios

A fine example of an Attic decree, or official decision of the city, from the end of the 5th century BC. This stele is almost entirely preserved, and the text is carved in thirty lines. According to the inscription, the boul? and deme of Athens decided to honour Oiniades from Palaia Skiathos, by proclaiming him consul and benefactor of the city, in return for his amicable sentiments and services. Interestingly enough, the decision was altered at the end of the text. The inscription is beautifully carved, with equally spaced letters and lines.

Exhibit Features
Date: Classical period, 408/7 BC
Place of discovery: Athens
Dimensions: length: 0,28 m, width: 0,10 m, height: 0,64 m
Material: marble
Inventory number: ΕΜ 6796
Exhibition hole: Hall 9
Copyright: Hellenic Ministry of Culture
  Suggestive Bibliography
Η ελληνική γραφή: κατάλογος έκθεσης, Αθήνα, 2002, 51-53, αρ. 19