Funerary Stele from Aleppo

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 02 June 2018

This is a marble funerary stele. The Greek inscription reads:
"Here lies the baby, Germanicus Andros, who has a spirit.
He left the troubles of wisdom and effort to his mother and father."
From Aleppo, in modern-day Syria. Roman Period, 4th century CE. (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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