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Istanbul Archaeoligical Museum 1825.jpg
24-MAR-2006

Istanbul Archaeoligical Museum 1825.jpg

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Base of the monument dedicated to a charioteer, Porphirios, erected by the Blue party on the spina of the hippodrome, 6th century AD.

Found (excavated) in the second courtyard of the Topkapı Palace.
The inscription mentions emperor Anastasius (491-518) as initiator of the monument.

Correspondent: J.M.Criel, Antwerpen.
Source: Website of ‘Istanbul Archaeological Museums’.

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