ANCIENT ART
SCULPTURE | GREECE | Funeral sculpture
Sarcophagus
Tombstones
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1. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funerary statue of Kroisos. Detail.
Marble. Late 6th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
2. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funerary statue of Kroisos.
Marble. Late 6th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
3. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Marathon warrior.
Funerary stele of Aristion by Aristocles.
Marble. Late 6th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
4. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Stele of Aristion.
Marble. Late 6th century BCE.
Athens, National Archaeological Museum.
5. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funeral stele of a girl, the so-called “stele of Giustiniani.”
Parian marble. Ca. 460 B.C.
Height 142 cm.
Berlin, State Museums.
6. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funeral stele of a girl. Detail.
Marble. Mid-5th century BCE.
Berlin, State Museums.
7. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funeral stele of a man.
Parian marble. Ca. 450 B.C.
Height 149 cm.
Berlin, State Museums.
8. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Grave relief representing the worship of the dead heroes. Detail.
Blue-gray marble. Ca. 550—530 B.C.
Height 87 cm.
Berlin, State Museums, Collection of Classical Antiquities.
9. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Grave relief representing the worship of the dead heroes.
Blue-gray marble. Ca. 550—530 B.C.
Height 87 cm.
Berlin, State Museums, Collection of Classical Antiquities.
10. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Front panel of Attic sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy. Detail.
Proconnesus or Hymettius marble.
2nd—3rd centuries A.D.
Inv. MR 10710.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
11. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Front panel of Attic sarcophagus with a scene of Amazonomachy.
Proconnesus or Hymettius marble.
2nd—3rd centuries A.D.
Inv. MR 10710.
Brescia, Santa Giulia Civic Museum.
12. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Funeral banquet.
Funerary stele.
Marble. About 470-460 B.C.
Inv. No. 1947 (Cat. Mendel 578).
Istanbul, Archaeological Museum.
13. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Grave stele with family portraits and with a Greek inscription from Thessalonica.
Marble. 2nd—3rd cent. C.E.
Inv. No. 194 T.
Istanbul, Archaeological Museum.
14. SCULPTURE. Rome.
Stele of Captain Julius Callineicus.
Early 3rd century CE.
Inv. No. 3872 T.
Istanbul, Archaeological Museum.
15. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Gravestone of Demetrius, represented as a naval soldier killed in fight on the ship.
Marble. Ca. 370 B.C.
Inv. No. 522.
Munich, Glyptotek.
16. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles and Penthesilea (close-up of left-side relief of a sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca. 180 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2119.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
17. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles and the daughters of King Lycomedes (a close-up of the longitudinal panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca 240 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2120.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
18. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles at the court of king Lycomedes (a close-up of the longitudinal panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca 240 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2120.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
19. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes (front end panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Ca 240 CE.
Inv. No. Ma 2120.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
20. SCULPTURE. Greece.
Achilles at the Court of King Lycomedes (front panel of sarcophagus).
Marble. Early 3rd cent. CE.
Inv. No. Ma 3570.
Paris, Louvre Museum.
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