View 1 of Lot 86. A Marble Grave Stele inscribed for Gaius Iulius of Byzantium, Asia Minor/Eastern Aegean, 1st Century A.D..
View 1 of Lot 86. A Marble Grave Stele inscribed for Gaius Iulius of Byzantium, Asia Minor/Eastern Aegean, 1st Century A.D..
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A Marble Grave Stele inscribed for Gaius Iulius of Byzantium, Asia Minor/Eastern Aegean, 1st Century A.D.

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

A Marble Grave Stele inscribed for Gaius Iulius of Byzantium, Asia Minor/Eastern Aegean, 1st Century A.D.

A Marble Grave Stele inscribed for Gaius Iulius of Byzantium, Asia Minor/Eastern Aegean, 1st Century A.D.

Estimate:

10,000 - 15,000 GBP

Lot sold:

11,340

GBP

A Marble Grave Stele inscribed for Gaius Iulius of Byzantium, Asia Minor/Eastern Aegean

1st Century A.D.


of slightly tapering rectangular form, carved within a recessed area with a seated veiled figure of a woman and a standing draped figure of a man, a tripod table laden with cakes to his left, a diminutive servant figure next to each figure, two lines of Greek inscription above reading ΓΑΙΟΣ ΙΟΥΛΙΟΣ / ΒΥΖΑΝΤΕΙΝΟΣ ("Gaius Iulius, of Byzantium"); no restorations.

53.5 by 43 by 8 cm.

Alex Wengraf, Arcade Gallery, London, 1970
Piet Derksen (1913-1996), The Netherlands (Christie's, Amsterdam, March 8th, 1984, no. 89)
Dr. and Mrs. Louk Van Roozendaal, Holland, acquired at the above sale
Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch, London
acquired from the above in 2018



Burlington Magazine, February 1970, advertisement
Ernst Pfuhl and Hans Möbius, Die ostgriechischen Grabreliefs, vol. 1, Mainz, 1977, p. 255, no. 1012, pl. 152
Supplementum Epigraphicum Graecum, vol. 27, 1977, p. 311, no. 1223
Adam Lajtar, Die Inschriften von Byzantion (Inschriften griechischer Städte aus Kleinasien, vol. 58), Bonn, 2000, p. 242f., no. 352
Oliver Forge and Brendan Lynch, Ltd., London, Ancient Art from the Van Roozendaal Collection, 2018, no. 36, illus.
Sotheby's, London, July 2nd, 2019, no. 253, illus.