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Funerary Relief with Eight Figures
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Funerary Relief with Eight Figures


Description Conservation Exhibitions Provenance Inscription Credit
Description This unusual relief frieze was probably part of a base supporting a large grave monument. As with most Classical Greek funerary monuments, the figures are family members, both deceased and living, gathered together. The name of each figure is inscribed on the horizontal molding above.
Conservation
Date Description Narrative
6/20/1961Treatmentcleaned
7/20/1970Treatmentcleaned
10/13/1988Treatmentcleaned
11/04/1988Treatmentcleaned; repaired; loss compensation
6/25/2001Treatmentother
Exhibitions
  • From Alexander to Cleopatra: Greek Art of the Hellenistic Age. The Walters Art Gallery, Baltimore. 1988-1989.
Provenance Mikas, [date and mode of acquisition unknown]; Joseph Brummer, New York and Paris, 1926, by purchase [Brummer inv. no. P2546]; Henry Walters, Baltimore, 1926; Walters Art Museum, 1931, by bequest.
Inscriptions [Inscription] Inscribed on upper moulding: ΟΔΩΡΟ ΘΕΩΜΗΔΗΣ ΙΠΠΟΜΑΧΟΣ ΕΟΜΝΗΤΗ ΚΗΦΙΣΟΔΩΡΟΣ ΜΟΙΡΟΓΕΝΗΣ ΚΛΕΑΓΟΡΑ.
Credit Acquired by Henry Walters, 1926

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Period
360-340 BCE (Classical)
Medium
marble
(Sculpture)
Accession Number
23.185
Measurements
H: 19 x W: 74 1/16 x D: 4 in. (48.2 x 188.1 x 10.2 cm)
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