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Grave Stele


Artist Unknown (Greek)


5th century B.C.

Institution Minneapolis Institute of Arts
Location On view at the Minneapolis Institute of Arts, G241
Grave Stele, Artist Unknown (Greek)
Grave Stele: Gallery Label - Current
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Medium: Sculpture | Pentellic marble
Size: 33 3/4 x 13 5/8 x 4 7/8 in. (85.73 x 34.61 x 12.38 cm)
Creation Place: Europe, Greece, The Kerameikos, Athens
Culture: Greek, Europe, Greece, The Kerameikos
Style: 5th century B.C.
Inscriptions: inscribed with Greek letters appros. 1/2 in. high, names Philomelos and Plathane
Physical Description: Attic style, classical period; represents a man of the Philomelos family and his wife, Plathane
Credit: Collection Minneapolis Institute of Arts; The Ethel Morrison Van Derlip Fund
Accession Number: 31.4
Added to Site: February 28, 2009