Loutrophoros gravestone of Timokleides, son of Lysis.

Marble. Second quarter of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 3280—3281.

Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus
(Αθήνα, Αρχαιολογικό Μουσείο Πειραιά)

Origin:
Moschato.
Description:
The old seated man is Lysis, son of Demokrates from the deme Aixone, present-day Glyphada. Full name of the dead man is given on the base. Lysis was the disciple of Socrates known from the Platonic dialogue.
Literature:
Ronald S. Stroud. The Gravestone of Socrates’ Friend, Lysis. Hesperia, Vol. 53, Iss. 3. Pp. 355-360.
Credits:
© 2014. Photo: Ilya Shurygin.
Data: museum annotation.
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