Phrygian Funerary Stele

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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 14 December 2019
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Funerary stele decorated with a crown, early 3rd Century CE, Acmonia (Phrygia), marble. Museum of Art History (Musée du Cinquantenaire), Brussels, Belgium. Made with Zephyr3D Lite from 3DFlow.

The decorative elements of the door leaves have been treated here rather briefly, but the door is embedded in a vault supported by two pilasters and provided with the epitaph: “Tryphon Gaïos and Onésime to (keep) their memory”. Below the inscription, a crown; above the inscription is a rosettes and acroterres shaped stylized palmettes.

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