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Marble grave stele of Demetrios

Period:
Late Hellenistic
Date:
1st century B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Cypriot
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 36 x 15 in. (91.4 x 38.1 cm)
Classification:
Cesnola Inscriptions
Credit Line:
The Cesnola Collection, Purchased by subscription, 1874–76
Accession Number:
74.51.2407
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 171
White marble, with pediment above, a man and a child, in low relief, within a round-topped recess.
From Cyprus, said to be from Soli-Karavastasi

Myres, John L. 1914. Handbook of the Cesnola Collection of Antiquities from Cyprus. no. 1922, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 187, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

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