New York, Park Avenue
18 December 1998
A GREEK MARBLE STELA
classical period, circa 4th century b.c.
Tall and rectangular in form with two rosettes in relief, inscribed DEONIKOXENO ARXIDAMOUGUNH "Kleo [misspelled kdeo], daughter of Nikoxenos, wife of Archidamos," with a raking molding above, the anthemion in the form of a palmette springing from acanthus with scrolling volutes, topped with half-palmettes
57 in. (144.8 cm.) high
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Perhaps the stela was left unfinished due to the misspelling of the name Kleo.
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