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2894 : Dexiosis. Grave stele. Pentelic marble

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Found in Athens. It represents a dexiosis (handshake) between a youth
followed by his dog and a bearded man who holds an aryballos in his
left hand. The free space above the figures bore painted decoration.
The monument was originally crowned by a separately carved ornament that
has not been preserved.
Ca. 400 B.C.

National Archaeological Museum, Athens, Greece

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