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Epitaph of Philokrates son of Pharnakion 

Carrier: Stele

Material: Marble

Object description: The stele remains intact. Its top part is pediment with rosette int he middle. In the niche, there is a scene of funeral feast: man on the right, he lays on kline, with right hand holding wreath and left holding bowl. On the left, there is a woman sitting, wearing chiton and cloak. She-slave standing behind, wearing tunic, holding wool basket (?). There is mensa in front of the kline, with dishes.    
Finding site: Tauric Chersonesos

Finding conditions: Discovered in 1928, in the area of the roman citadel, in room 3. In the same layer, there were the first centuries AD pottery and individual artefacts from the Hellenistic period. Excavated by Konstantin Grinevich (NPTC archive, file 273, page 16, grid X, layer 2).

Keeping place: NPTC

Inventory number: 29911

Sizes (cm): 60/37/9

Letter height (cm): 2.4

Chronology: Second century AD

Matirial author: Igor' Makarov

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