Title: Grave relief with Thracian rider
WorkType: funerary sculpture
Identifier: olvwork355316
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Grave relief with Thracian rider
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Title:  Grave relief with Thracian rider
Work Type:  funerary sculpture
Date:  1st - 2nd cent. AD
Dimensions:  Height: 45 cm; Width: 39 cm.
Topics:  tombstones; sculpture; memorials; horsemen; horses; dogs; boars; trees; hunters; hunting; inscriptions, Greek; doctors
Style/Period:  Imperial (Roman); Greco-Roman; Greek
Nationality/Culture:  Greco-Roman; Greek
Materials/Techniques:  marble
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Note:  Citation/references: Østergaard, J.S. Imperial Rome: Catalogue, Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen : Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, 1996).
Icon: Grave reliefs with the Thracian rider motif were crafted in and around Thessaloniki. They are commonly but not exclusively found at sanctuaries of Asklepios, the god of health and healing. This particular stone memorializes a doctor.
Inscription: MAZIMOS ERMOU / MAGNW ERMOU TW / ADELPHW EIATRW / EIMI / ZHE ANTITHKE
Repository:  Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek, Copenhagen, Denmark
IN 3569

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Title:  Grave relief with Thracian rider, from Thrace
Creator:  Koester, Helmut (1926-), photographer
Associated Name:  Research Team for New Testament and Archaeology (1970-)
Repository:  Andover-Harvard Theological Library, Harvard Divinity School
Record Identifier: olvwork355316


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