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Marble fragment of a stele (grave marker) of a youth

Late Classical
mid-4th century B.C.
Marble, Pentelic ?
Overall: 41 9/16 x 13 1/4 x 2 3/4in. (105.5 x 33.7 x 7cm)
Stone Sculpture
Credit Line:
Rogers Fund, 1919
Accession Number:
On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 158
Inscribed at the top of the slab, [son] of Erasinos
Inscription: "[son] of Erasinos"
Said to be from Athens

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1921. "Greek and Roman Accessions." Bullletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 16 (1): pp. 12-3, fig. 5.

Richter, Gisela M. A. 1954. Catalogue of Greek Sculptures. no. 90, p. 61, pl. 73d, Cambridge, Mass.: Harvard University Press.

Woysch-Méautis, Daphné. 1982. La Représentation des Animaux et des êtres Fabuleux sur les Monuments Funéraires Grecs: de l'époque archaïque à la fin du IVe siècle av. J.-C., Cahiers d'archéologie romande de la Bibliothèque historique vaudoise, No. 21. no. 312, p. 129, pl. 49, Lausanne: Bibliothèque Historique Vaudoise.

Clairmont, Christoph W. 1993. Classical Attic Tombstones, Vol. 2. no. 2.811, p. 703, Kilchberg: Akanthus.

Bodel, John P. and Stephen Tracy. 1997. Greek and Latin Inscriptions in the USA: A Checklist. p. 183, Rome: The American Academy in Rome.

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