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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.
1960. "Additions to the Collections." Bulletin of the Metropolitan Museum of Art, 19(2): p. 44.

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

McCann, Anna Marguerite. 1978. Roman Sarcophagi in the Metropolitan 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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