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819 : Grave Relief. Pentelic marble.

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Confiscated in Piraeus. A young woman seaten on a throne decorated
with a sphinx and a ram's head on the backrest, draws up her himation
with her right hand. Her left hand rests on the jewellery box on her
knees
She is accompanied by three women.
The one at the left stoops and tenderly touches her hand, while another
in the background holds her newly born baby. At the right is preserved
the fragmentary figure of a maidservant wearing a barbarian sleeved chiton.
The funerary monument was supplemented by a pediment and pilasters
Middle of the 4th cent. B.C.

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

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