Collection: Athens, National Archaeological Museum
Title: Grave monument with standing woman
Context: From Athens, Kerameikos
Findspot: Found at Athens, Kerameikos, Dipylon Cemetery
Summary: Woman draped in a himation and chiton
Object Function: Funerary
Material: Marble
Sculpture Type: Stele, relief-decorated
Category: Original/copies
Style: Late Classical
Technique: Very high relief
Original or Copy: Copy variant
Original: Large Herculaneum Woman
Date: ca. 350 BC - ca. 300 BC
Dimensions: H. 1.89 m; W. 0.82 m
Scale: Life-size
Region: Attica
Period: Late Classical/Hellenistic

Condition: Single piece

Condition Description: The figure of a woman, missing the head, is broken off from a larger funerary monument; the back wall against which she stands, is very smothly worked; part of the plinth, on which she stands, survives.

Material Description: "Pentelic" according to Svoronos

Collection History: This fragment was stored in the Theseion (Hephaisteion), before it was moved to the National Museum.

Sources Used: Clairmont 1993, 1.9-10, cat. 8 (ill.)

Other Bibliography: Karouzou 1968, 125; Adam 1966, pl. 16c; Conze 1893-1922, no. 807