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Object Number:MS5709
Current Location: Greece Gallery
Currently On Display
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
Inscription Language:Greek
Height: 83.2 cm
Depth: 36.1 cm
Credit Line:Purchased from Joseph Brummer, 1926

Description

Gravestone of Melitta. Broken across neck; base missing. Pentelic marble, in low relief, figures of father seated, mother and daughter standing.


Current & Past Exhibitions:

Ancient Greek World (08 May 1994) View Objects in Exhibition
Classical Gallery: Greece (1975 - 1989) View Objects in Exhibition

Bibliography:

[Catalogue, Collection] 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.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23, no. 18View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Tracy, Stephen, and Bodel, John. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist.. Rome. American Academy in Rome. pg. 211-212 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 212View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Stolyarik, Yelena, and Romano, Irene B., and Romano, David G., and DeVries, Keith R., and White, Donald J. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery.. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology. Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1928. "The Greek Grave Monuments". The Museum Journal. Philadelphia. University of Pennsylvania Museum. Vol. 19. no. 3. pg. 249-259 Actual Citation : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 252-259View Objects related to this Actual Citation
[Book] Kern, Otto. 1913. "Inscriptiones graecae".. A. Marcus et E. Weber. Actual CitationView Objects related to this Actual Citation

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