Ancient History Encyclopedia has a new name!

We are now World History Encyclopedia to better reflect the breadth of our non-profit organization's mission. If you have bookmarks or links to our site on your blog or website, please update them. Learn More

Grave Relief for Euxenides

3D Image

Geoffrey Marchal
by
published on 13 February 2017
Send to Google Classroom:

Grave relief for Euxenides, Athens, 330 BCE. Marble, Nye Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento Beta (now ReMake) from AutoDesk.

The exact meaning of the handshake, dexiosis, in Attic grave reliefs is debatable, for a death in the family involved a farewell, but also the evocation of close ties with the deceased. The top and back of the grave relief were poorly scanned as the object was relatively tall and about 10 cm to the wall.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Support Our
Non-Profit Organization

World History Encyclopedia is a non-profit organization. For only $5 per month you can become a member and support our mission to engage people with cultural heritage and to improve history education worldwide.

Become a Member  

References

Cite This Work

APA Style

Marchal, G. (2017, February 13). Grave Relief for Euxenides. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/92/grave-relief-for-euxenides/

Chicago Style

Marchal, Geoffrey. "Grave Relief for Euxenides." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified February 13, 2017. https://www.worldhistory.org/image3d/92/grave-relief-for-euxenides/.

MLA Style

Marchal, Geoffrey. "Grave Relief for Euxenides." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 13 Feb 2017. Web. 11 May 2021.