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Funerary stele with a farewell scene

Funerary stele with a farewell scene

Funerary stele with a farewell scene

Aegean marble

H: 62; W:35 cm

Gift of Ella Brummer, Durham, North Carolina, to American Friends of the Israel Museum, in memory of her husband Ernest Brummer

Accession number:

80.50.63

Archaeology/Classical Archaeology

Below the figured scene is a panel with a long, mostly illegible inscription, ending in the Greek word XAIPE, meaning “farewell.”

From the Israel Museum publications:

Birchall, A. et al., The Ernest Brummer Collection, Ancient Art, II, Zürich, 1979