Hellenisitc Hunting Scene

Illustration

Caroline Cervera
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published on 04 May 2016

This decorative limestone tomb frieze, dating to c. 290-250 BCE, shows two hunters attacking an animal. Hunting was an important ritual in Macedonian coming-of-age rituals during this period. The piece is currently housed at the Metropolitan Museum of Art, New York, on loan from the Getty Museum, Malibu.



About the Author

Caroline Cervera
Caroline is an Associate Editor for Ancient History Encyclopedia and a student at Northeastern University. She is passionate about studying ancient history and preserving it for future generations.

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