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Marble stele (grave marker) of a man

Period:
Late Classical
Date:
ca. 375–350 B.C.
Culture:
Greek, Attic
Medium:
Marble
Dimensions:
Overall: 56 x 32 x 8 in. (142.3 x 81.3 x 20.3 cm)
Classification:
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Fletcher Fund, 1959
Accession Number:
59.11.27
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Because the bearded man seated on a chair is the focus of this family scene, the monument is assumed to have been erected in his honor.
Metropolitan Museum of Art. 1960. "Ninetieth Annual Report of the Trustees for the Fiscal Year 1959-1960." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 19(2): p. 44.

von Bothmer, Dietrich. 1961. "Etruscan, Greek, and Roman: Sculptures in the Recent Accessions Room." The Metropolitan Museum of Art Bulletin, 19(6): p. 182, fig. 2.

McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropoltian Museum of Art. p. 15, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

Clairmont, Christoph W. 1993. Classical Attic Tombstones, Vol. 4. pp. 89-90 no. 4.414, Kilchberg: Akanthus.

Mertens, Joan R. 2010. How to Read Greek Vases. p. 130, fig. 43, New York: The Metropolitan Museum of Art.

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