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Gravestone

Object Number:
MS5709
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Greece
Attica
Athens
Date Made:
375-350 BC
Early Date:
-375
Late Date:
-350
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Pentelic Marble
Technique:
Carved
Iconography:
Lekythos
Father
Mother
Daughter
Greek Inscription
Description:
Gravestone of Melitta. Broken across neck; base missing. Pentelic marble, in low relief, figures of father seated, mother and daughter standing.
Height:
83.2cm
Depth:
36.1cm
Credit Line:
Purchased from Joseph Brummer

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989)
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Bibliography:

[Catalogue] Romano, Irene B. 2006. Classical Sculpture; Catalogue of the Cypriot, Greek and Roman Stone Sculpture in the University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23, no. 18
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[Book] Bodel, John & Tracy, Stephen. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. 211-212. : Page/Fig./Plate: 212
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[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37
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[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1928. "The Greek Grave Monuments". The Museum Journal. 19 (3): 249-259.
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[Book] Kern, Otto. 1913. "Inscriptiones graecae".
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