Two Herodotean dedications from Naucratis

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Abstract

In the 1903 season of excavations at Naucratis two sherds of Athenian pottery, inscribed with the name of a Herodotus, were found. They were subsequently presented to the Ashmolean Museum, Oxford by the excavator, D. G. Hogarth. In this note I would like to question the supposed relationship between these two ‘signatures’ and the historian Herodotus, who dedicated part of his work to a study of Egypt.
Original languageEnglish
Pages (from-to)184-187
Number of pages4
JournalJournal of Hellenic Studies
Volume106
DOIs
Publication statusPublished - 1 Nov 1986

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