University of Pennsylvania Museum of Archaeology and Anthropology
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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
Height: 83.2cm
Depth: 36.1cm
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. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 23, no. 18View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Bodel, John & Tracy, Stephen. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. 211-212. : Page/Fig./Plate: 212View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] White, Donald, et al. 1995. The Ancient Greek World:The Rodney S. Young Gallery. : Page/Fig./Plate: p. 37View Objects cited in this Publication
[Article] Dohan, Edith H. 1928. The Greek Grave Monuments. The Museum Journal. 19 (3): 249-259.View Objects cited in this Publication
[Book] Kern, Otto. 1913. "Inscriptiones graecae".View Objects cited in this Publication

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