AIA Fieldwork Photo Contest 2020

Entry 10381

Submitted by Irwin H. Segel

Gortyn Archaeological Site

Gortyn, Crete, Greece

Category: Fun Finds

Greek civic law carved into a wall in Boustrophedron style -- an inscription written from right to left and then from left to right in alternate lines, like a plowed field.

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