Image Archive - Tombstones

Grave stele of Demetrios
Painted stele from Demetrias, Thessaly. 3rd or early 2nd century BC
Deceased sits on a stool, with servant in attendance. Pomegranite decoration in the pediment.
Text: Δημητριος Ολυνπου ‘Demetrios son of Olynpos'
LGPN III B Δημητριος (98); Ολυνπος (1). Ολυνπος is a dialect form of the name Ολυμπος
Volos Museum. Courtesy of the 13th Ephorate of Prehistoric and Classical Antiquities, Volos.


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