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Fragment of funerary banquet relief: heroized deceased

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The reclining figure is bearded and wears a polos on his head and a himation about his shoulders; he holds a cup in his left hand. On the architrave of the aedicula there are remains of a name... (add Greek) This relief, probably of the middle of the fourth century, is of the type from the...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, Late Classical Period, 4th century B.C.

Place of Manufacture

Athens (?), Attica, Greece

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 081; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 109 (additional published references).


Height x width: 13.5 x 9 cm (5 5/16 x 3 9/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble probably from the Greek island of Paros


The Ancient World