Lot 14
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A FRAGMENTARY GREEK MARBLE GRAVE STELE INSCRIBED FOR HEDEIA, ATTIC, CIRCA 375-350 B.C. A Fragmentary Greek Marble Grave Stele inscribed for Hedeia, Attic

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120,000 - 180,000 GBP
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298,000 GBP
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Description

carved in high relief within an architectural frame with the figure of a maiden raising her right hand to her shoulder, her head lowered pensively to her right, and wearing a chiton buttoned on the upper arm, belted peplos, and back-mantle fastened on both shoulders with circular brooches, her centrally parted hair falling in a long plait over the nape of the neck, the architrave engraved with a single line of Greek inscription reading ΗΔΕΙΑ; a fragment of the background to the left of her hand restored.
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