Grave Stela

400–350 BCE
Overall: 128.3 cm (50 1/2 in.)
Location: 102C Greek
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Carved in high relief, the original composition of this Attic grave marker can be reconstructed by comparison with the famous stele of Hegeso in Athens. With downcast eyes, the seated matron is dressed in a himation (cloak). Much of the lintel above is missing. It would have included an inscription with her name. The deceased is represented in a common domestic setting. The mood is somber and contemplative without any overt expression of mourning.
Grave Stela

Grave Stela

400–350 BCE


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