Greek marble funerary stele, Hellenistic period, 100 B.C.
Conservation: Good condition
Dimensions: 46 cm
Provenance: Private collection, UK, acquired prior to 1996 / Christie’s, London, Auction 2014 / This piece is accompanied by an export certificate from the Spanish Ministry of Culture No. 2020/00997 with date 14/02/2020 and certificate of authenticity.
Exhibited: Feriarte, IFEMA (Madrid, 16-24 November, 2019)
Published: Antiquities, Londres. Christie´s. October 1st, 2014.
Rectangular funerary stele depicting a deceased person flanked by two assistants. The woman is dressed in a hymation, turning her head slightly to the right, observing one of her two assistants, who also carry a pleated chiton. The scene is accompanied by Greek inscriptions possibly alluding to the name of the deceased or a prayer in her memory.