ANCIENT ART
SCULPTURE | GREECE | Funeral sculpture
Sarcophagus
Tombstones
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1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Marble lekythos from a funerary monument (close-up).
Marble. End of 5th century BCE.
Inv. No. Ě.Ď. 8178.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Marble lekythos from a funerary monument (close-up).
Marble. End of 5th century BCE.
Inv. No. Ě.Ď. 8178.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Marble lekythos from a funerary monument.
Marble. End of 5th century BCE.
Inv. No. Ě.Ď. 8178.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Loutrophoros gravestone of Timokleides, son of Lysis.
Marble. Second quarter of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 3280—3281.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Loutrophoros gravestone of Timokleides, son of Lysis.
Marble. Second quarter of the 4th century BCE.
Inv. No. 3280—3281.
Athens, Archaeological Museum of Piraeus.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Marathon warrior.
Funerary stele of Aristion by Aristocles.
Marble. Late 6th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
7. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funerary statue of Kroisos. Detail.
Marble. Late 6th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
8. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funerary statue of Kroisos.
Marble. Late 6th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
9. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Stele of Aristion.
Marble. Late 6th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
10. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funerary naiskos of Aristonautes.
Pentelic marble. 350—325 BCE.
Inv. No. 738.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funerary naiskos (close-up).
Pentelic marble. 350—325 BCE.
Inv. No. 738.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funeral stele of a girl. Detail.
Marble. Mid-5th century BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
13. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funeral stele of a man.
Parian marble. Ca. 450 BCE.
Height 149 cm.
Berlin, State Museums.
14. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funeral stele of a girl, the so-called “stele of Giustiniani.”
Parian marble. Ca. 460 BCE.
Height 142 cm.
Berlin, State Museums.
15. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Grave relief representing the worship of the dead heroes. Detail.
Blue-gray marble. Ca. 550—530 BCE.
Height 87 cm.
Berlin, State Museums, Collection of Classical Antiquities.
16. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Grave relief representing the worship of the dead heroes.
Blue-gray marble. Ca. 550—530 BCE.
Height 87 cm.
Berlin, State Museums, Collection of Classical Antiquities.
17. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Front panel of Attic sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy. Detail.
Proconnesus or Hymettius marble.
2nd—3rd centuries CE.
Inv. MR 10710.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Front panel of Attic sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy.
Proconnesus or Hymettius marble.
2nd—3rd centuries CE.
Inv. MR 10710.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Long panel of an Attic sarcophagus with scene “The Seven against Thebes setting out from Argos”.
Marble. 2nd cent. CE (Age of the Antonines).
Inv. No. S-763/782.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
20. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Short panel of an Attic sarcophagus with a scene “The death of Opheltes”.
Marble. 2nd cent. CE (Age of the Antonines).
Inv. No. S-763/782.
Corinth, Archaeological Museum of Ancient Corinth.
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