Decrees for Samos.

Unknown405/4 and 403/2 BC

Acropolis Museum

Acropolis Museum
Athens, Greece

The Athenians honor and bestow privileges on their allied city of Samos, in gratitude for its loyalty and dedication at the end of the Peloponnesian War, when other allies had seceded. On the relief, the patron deities of the two cities, Athena and Hera respectively, exchange a handshake as a sign of their accord.


  • Title: Decrees for Samos.
  • Creator: Unknown
  • Date Created: 405/4 and 403/2 BC
  • Physical Dimensions: w560 x h1130 m
  • Exhibition: The Acropolis and the foreign policy of Athens
  • Type: Inscribed stele
  • Rights: Acropolis Museum Collection

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