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Funerary Stela

Object Number:
38-19-1
Current Location:
Greece Gallery
Culture:
Greek
Provenience:
Turkey (Country)
Smyrna (Turkey)
Ionia
Period:
Hellenistic Period
Date Made:
99-0 BC
Early Date:
99
Section:
Mediterranean
Materials:
Limestone
Iconography:
Banquet
Funeral
Woman
Horse
Rider
Greek Inscription
Description:
Broken across top of scene in rectangle, i.e. top missing. In two registers, three shallow sunken areas in which reliefs: above, A: rectangle with funeral banquet scene. below, B: at left, narrow arched area with draped female standing en face. C: square at right, horse and rider (R). Two inscriptions, one under upper register; other, under mourning figure, is illegible.
Credit Line:
Gift of Menander T. Constant

Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994)
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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. 33, no. 24
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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. 34
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[Book] Pfuhl, Ernst & Mobius, H. "Corpus of Eastern Greek Gravestones". vol, I. p. 152.
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