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Funerary stele depicting toiletries, 175 CE, Acmonia (Phrygia, Turkey), marble. Musée du Cinquantenaire (Brussels, Belgium). Made with CapturingReality.
On the upper left panel of the double door, the keyhole is clearly visible. The door jambs are decorated with stylized ivies rising from a vase, a symbol of Dionysian immortality. A comb, mirror and cabinet (unless it’s a diptychon, a wax tablet?) are depicted.
The epitaph above the lintel reads: “Euelpistos made [this tomb] for his mother and for his father”.
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Marchal, G. (2018, June 18). Phrygian Funerary Stele Depicting Toiletries. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/219/phrygian-funerary-stele-depicting-toiletries/
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Phrygian Funerary Stele Depicting Toiletries." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified June 18, 2018. https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/219/phrygian-funerary-stele-depicting-toiletries/.
Marchal, Geoffrey. "Phrygian Funerary Stele Depicting Toiletries." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Jun 2018. Web. 29 Nov 2023.