Palmyra Grave Stele

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James Blake Wiener
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published on 28 July 2017

A sandstone grave stelw from Palmyra, Syria. Known as the grave stele of Abkha, daughter of Akhou. 2nd century CE. (Pushkin Museum, Moscow)


About the Author

James Blake Wiener
James is a writer and former Professor of History. He holds an MA in World History with a particular interest in cross-cultural exchange and world history. He is a co-founder of Ancient History Encyclopedia and formerly was its Communications Director.

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