Funerary Relief of a Old Man

Illustration

James Blake Wiener
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published on 16 January 2018

This is a funerary relief of a old man who lived in Syria when it was under Roman occupation (64 BCE-260 CE). It dates from the 3rd century CE, and it is made of limestone. (Iris & B. Gerald Cantor Center for Visual Arts at Stanford University, Stanford, California)



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 its Communications Director.

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