Grave stele from Aegina or Salamis (715)

Τελευταία τροποποίηση: 14-SEP-2009

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Grave stele. Found on Aegina or Salamis. A standing youth, the head in profile, holds a small bird in his left hand and extends his right towards a hanging cage. He is accompanied by a sorrowful young attendant, who rests against a pillar with a crouching cat at top. The horizontal moulding of the stele has a relief band of palmettes and lotus flowers. Exquisite work of an artist who was possibly trained in the workshop of the sculptor Agorakritos and worked also on the Parthenon frieze.

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