The earliest of the great works of Pheidias were dedications in memory of Marathon, from the spoils of the victory.
Arnold-Forster, Studies in Church Dedications or England's Patron Saints, i.
To judge, however, from the dedications, prologues and epilogues of his various plays, he seems to have enjoyed the patronage of the earl, afterwards duke, of Newcastle, "himself a muse" after a fashion, and Lord Craven, the supposed husband of the ex-queen of Bohemia.
Brooches (fibulae), pins, razors, tweezers, &c., often found as dedications to a deity, e.g.
In the first mentioned are a number of niches in which 1rivaKEs (votive tablets) were placed: some of these, inscribed with dedications to Apollo, have been discovered.