Late Classical or Early Hellenistic Period
about 325 B.C.
Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 009.
Overall: 82 x 46 cm (32 5/16 x 18 1/8 in.) 107 LBS mounted DV add 5 for wall cleat
Medium or Technique
Marble, from Mt. Hymettos near Athens
Daily Life in Ancient Greece Gallery (Gallery 212A-B)
An ornate loutrophoros is carved in medium-high relief on the stele, which is broken at the top and the bottom.
University of South Florida Lab No. 8414: Isotope ratios - delta13C +2.5 / delta18O -1.4,
Attribution - Mt. Hymettos. Justification - C and O isotopes, fine grain, Attic style
By 1926: Ernest Brummer Collection and Brummer Gallery, New York (acquired by Joseph and Ernest Brummer in 1926); by 1979 with Galerie Koller, Rämistrasse 8, Zurich, Switzerland (auction of the Ernest Brummer Collection, October 19, 1979, lot 609); purchased by MFA from Galerie Koller on November 14, 1979
Classical Department Exchange Fund