Tombstone With A Relief Of A Young Girl.

Description

The girl in this bas-relief is wearing a tight-fitting, long-sleeved chiton and sandals. Her relatively ornate jewelry consists of two necklaces, one with a pendant, large dangling earrings, and massive bracelets. She holds a branch in her right hand and a dove in her left. The typical attribute for deceased children. The inscription tells us her name: “Habibathe, daughter of Maquet, son of Nurbel”

  • Material: Limestone.

  • Item Dimensions: Height 40.5cm : Width 22 cm

  • Date: 100-120 AD.

  • Excavated from: Palmyra. Southeastern necropolis. Hypogeum No.6

  • Archaeological Mission: Syrian archaeological mission.

  • Archaeological Museum Of Palmyra – 2011

Excavation Site Location

Ebla To Damascus: Art And Archaeology Of Ancient Syria. Smithsonian Institution Travelling Exhibition Service. Washington D.C. 1985
Adnan Al Bunni Palmyrian Art Book in Arabic
Adnan Al Bunni Palmyrian Art Book in Arabic
Land of Baal: Art And Archaeology Of Ancient Syria.
Adnan Al Bunni Palmyrian Art Book in Arabic

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