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Istanbul Archaeoligical Museum 1828.jpg
24-MAR-2006

Istanbul Archaeoligical Museum 1828.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. Detail.

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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