Tomb of Payava, South Side

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Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 15 May 2016
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This relief, which is seen on the south side of the Payava Tomb, depicts 2 armed figures. The inscriptions in Lycian read "Payava, son of Ad..., secretary of A...rah, by race a Lycian". Payava tomb is a limestone tomb with gabled roof. It was decorated with reliefs on its four sides and inscribed with Lycian inscriptions. It was made in Lycia; found in Xanthus. Greek Period, circa 375-362 BCE. (The British Museum, London)

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About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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APA Style

Amin, O. S. M. (2016, May 15). Tomb of Payava, South Side. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5090/tomb-of-payava-south-side/

Chicago Style

Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tomb of Payava, South Side." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 15, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/5090/tomb-of-payava-south-side/.

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Amin, Osama Shukir Muhammed. "Tomb of Payava, South Side." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 15 May 2016. Web. 27 Jul 2021.