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Tombstone of Xenias
Akarnania, precise provenance unknown. 3rd centruy BC.
Pedimental stele. Two mourning Sirens tearing their hair with one hand, and with the other holding a plaque bearing the name of the deceased. The name of the father Ion is inscribed without decoration below the plaque.
Text: Ξενιας Ιωνος 'Xenias son of Ion'?
LGPN III A: Ξενιας (4); Ιων (1)


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