Attic Funerary Stele

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 12 May 2018

Only this fragment of a large funerary stele has survived. It shows an old bearded man, who has frontal baldness, facing a horse head. Marble. Late Classical Period, 4th century BCE. probably from Attica Region, in modern-day Greece. (Museum of Archaeology, Istanbul, Turkey).



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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