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Monumento funerario a un perro sobre años 150–200. Marble. The J. Paul Getty Museum

“To Helena, foster daughter, the incomparable and worthy soul." Was Helena a favorite pet or beloved family member? This grave relief is unusual in size and specificity for one made for an animal, but.

Marble Gravestone of Thrasynos; Greek, Athens, c. 375 B.C.; 54-3/4" x 15-1/4" x 1-1/2"; Getty Museum, Malibu

Marble Gravestone of Thrasynos; Greek, Athens, c. 375 B. x x Getty Museum, Malibu

Two brothers, sons of Apollonios, are represented in both reliefs, and their names are inscribed below. They are shown is a manner associated with hero worship. The ancient Greeks devised a category of powerful demigods known as heroes, who were not unlike Christian saints

❤- Marble grave relief with a funerary banquet and departing warriors Greek century BC

marble tombstone of Helena; Roman, 150-200 CE  The inscription reads "To Helena, foster-child [alumna], well-deserving and incomparable soul." Although the language suggests a human foster-child, only a dog is carved on the stone, so a wealthy family may have set up this stone to commemorate a beloved pet that they thought of as a member of the family.  Getty Villa

marble tombstone of Helena Roman, CE Museum Helena one of many virtues, lost in a afterlife only with one guide, a lone dog.

Amathus lahti, Kireç taşı, Arkaik Dönem, MÖ 5. yüzyılın 2. çeyreği, Kıbrıs.

The Amathus sarcophagus (cyprus). a fine exampple of phoenician art.On this side we can see clearly 4 representations of Astarte pictured naked and pressing her breasts. On top of the sarcophagus 2 Cherubim strong religious symbols of Phoenician religion.

Terracotta plaque with King Oinomaos and his charioteer

Terracotta plaque with King Oinomaos and his charioteer - Period: Augustan or Julio-Claudian, Date: 27 B. 68 Culture: Roman Medium: Terracotta Dimensions: H.

A ROMAN MARBLE STELE   Circa 2nd Century A.D.   With pilasters supporting a triangular pediment, the palmette acroteria with rosettes in between, a shield at the center, the shaft sculpted in shallow relief with a frontal bust of the goddess Cybele, wearing a tunic and a mantle which is pulled up over the back of her headdress, her crown in the shape of a turreted city wall, the bust flanked by two couchant lions, with an inscription

Etruscan STELE With pilasters supporting a triangular pediment, the palmette acroteria with rosettes in between, a frontal bust of the goddess Cybele

Marble Gravestone of Moschion with his Dog; Greek, 375 B.C.; 24-3/16" x 11-5/8" x 2-1/2"; Getty Museum, Malibu

Marble Gravestone of Moschion with his Dog; x x Getty Museum, Malibu

Relief à fronton : Cybèle et personnages annexes. 3e siècle ap J.-C. Paris, musée du Louvre

Cybele with attendants, Roman relief (marble), century AD, (Musée du Louvre…

Stone relief depicting a delivery of wine and storage of amphorae (2nd cent. A.D. )- Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome,

Relief depicting a delivery of wine (stone) Roman / Museo della Civilta Romana, Rome, Italy / The Bridgeman Art Library

Ancient Art | Roman Ex-Voto with Epitaph - The Curator's Eye.  Ancient Art:  Roman

Ancient Art | Roman Ex-Voto with Epitaph - The Curator's Eye. Ancient Art: Roman