Stele of Lyseas

Find-spot: found at Velanideza (1839), not far from the stele of Aristion.

Athens, National Museum 30.

Shaft: Pentelic marble; base: Hymettian.

H. 1.95 m.

Painted: bearded man wearing chiton; below a racehorse.

Inscription

'The father Semon erected here a sema to Lyseas'

References

Jeffery, L.H. 1962. The inscribed gravestones of archaic Attica. Annual of the British School at Athens 57: 141, no. 53.

Richter, Gisela M.A. 1961. Archaic gravestones of Attica (London: Phaidon Press), 48, 170, figs. 159-60, 215, no. 70.

© David Gill, 2001

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