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Tombstone of Sasamas from Palairos in Akarnania. About 200BC. Pedimental stele. Two mourning Sirens tearing their hair with one hand, and with the other holding a plaque bearing the name of the deceased.
Text: Σασαμα, χαιρε , ‘Sasamas, farewell’.
LGPN III A Σασαμας (1).


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