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Greek Grave Stela [Object of the Day #22]

Greek Grave Stela

By: Amy Ellsworth

The design of this Greek grave relief is common for the Classical period of the 5th and 4th centuries BCE. All three figures are dressed in typical Classical Greek costume: the seated woman wears a chiton* with a mantle or himation* while the men wear only a himation. The woman is older, a matron, as […]

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