Loutrophoros gravestone of Timokleides, son of Lysis
Marble. Second quarter of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 3280—3281.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus Photo by Ilya Shurygin

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.
Keywords: marble relief loutrophoros gravestone of Timokleides son of Lysis Plato furniture the klismos chair Inv No 3280 3281
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