Stele of Aristion

Find-spot: found at Velanideza (1839), inside one of the mounds.

Athens, National Museum 29.

Shaft: Pentelic marble; base: Hymettian.

H. 2.40 m.

Bearded warrior.

Traces of colour.

Inscriptions

'Of Aristion'

'The work of Aristokles'

References

Jeffery, L.H. 1962. The inscribed gravestones of archaic Attica. Annual of the British School at Athens 57: 141, no. 52.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1961. Archaic gravestones of Attica (London: Phaidon Press), 47, 170, figs. 155-58, 180, 211-12, no. 67.

© David Gill, 2001

This page was created by David Gill on 25 October 2001.