A Funerary Bust Of A Woman With A Standing Child


Some few funeral reliefs from Palmyra show deceased women accompanied by  her children. The child is often depicted holding a bunch of grapes such as in this example or sometimes a bird.

  • Material: Limestone.

  • Date: first half of 2nd century.

  • Item Dimensions:  H. 53 cm, W. 33 cm,

  • Letters 10 mm.

  • Excavated from: Palmyra-

  • Archaeological Mission:

  • Archaeological Museum Of Palmyra – 2011

Excavation Site Location

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