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A Syrian Limestone Funerary Relief, Palmyra, circa mid 2nd Century A.D.
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LOT SOLD. 37,000 USD
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ANOTHER PROPERTY

A Syrian Limestone Funerary Relief, Palmyra, circa mid 2nd Century A.D.
Estimate
15,00025,000
LOT SOLD. 37,000 USD
JUMP TO LOT

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A Syrian Limestone Funerary Relief, Palmyra, circa mid 2nd Century A.D.

carved in high relief with the bust of a young man clad in a chiton and himation, his face with prominent chin, bow-shaped lips, straight nose, long eyes, chevron-incised eyebrows in relief, and furrowed brow, his unruly wavy hair falling over the forehead in comma-shaped and voluted curls, three lines of Aramaic inscription carved on the slab to his left, "Ogga (son of) Ma'an, son of Ogga, Alas."


Height from modern base 21 in. 53.3 cm.
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Provenance

Peter Marks Gallery, New York, 1969

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