Funerary Stela


Location: On Display in the Greece Gallery

From: Turkey (Country) | Smyrna (Turkey) | Ionia

Curatorial Section: Mediterranean

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Object Number 38-19-1
Current Location Greece Gallery - On Display
Culture Greek
Provenience Turkey (Country) | Smyrna (Turkey) | Ionia
Period Hellenistic Period
Date Made -99 BCE-1 BCE
Section Mediterranean
Materials Limestone
Iconography Banquet | Funeral | Woman | Horse | Rider | Greek Inscription
Inscription Language Ancient Greek Language

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.

Height 61.5 cm
Width 33.7 cm
Thickness 6 cm
Credit Line Gift of Menander T. Constant, 1938

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