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Reliefs, plaques, steles and inlays - Stone, stucco and bronze

Limestone funerary stele with Latin inscription, Bu Njem, Roman period (first half of the 3rd c. AD), 70 x 47.5 x 5 cm.

Limestone funerary stele with Latin inscription, Bu Njem, Roman period (first half of the 3rd c. AD), 70 x 47.5 x 5 cm.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni
Limestone funerary stele with Arabic inscription, Erythron - Al Athrun, AD 750 – 950, 43 x 92 x 17 cm.

Limestone funerary stele with Arabic inscription, Erythron - Al Athrun, AD 750 – 950, 43 x 92 x 17 cm.

© French Archaeological Mission / Vincent Michel
Marble inscribed relief with the nymph Cyrene overpowering a lion and being crowned by Libya, Cyrene, Roman period (ca. AD 120 – 140), 101.6 x 65.58 cm.

Marble inscribed relief with the nymph Cyrene overpowering a lion and being crowned by Libya, Cyrene, Roman period (ca. AD 120 – 140), 101.6 x 65.58 cm.

© British Museum, London
Limestone funerary relief with portrait busts, Ghirza Southern necropolis, Late Roman period (4th c. AD), 73 x 47 x 24.5 cm.

Limestone funerary relief with portrait busts, Ghirza Southern necropolis, Late Roman period (4th c. AD), 73 x 47 x 24.5 cm.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni
Round marble relief with Medusa’s head, Lepcis Magna, Severan age (early 3rd c. AD), H 80 cm.

Round marble relief with Medusa’s head, Lepcis Magna, Severan age (early 3rd c. AD), H 80 cm.

© Università Roma Tre Archaeological Mission in Libya / Fabian Baroni
Sandstone funerary stele with engraved cross, Apollonia, Byzantine period (5th – 6th c. AD), 81 x 53 x 7.5 cm.

Sandstone funerary stele with engraved cross, Apollonia, Byzantine period (5th – 6th c. AD), 81 x 53 x 7.5 cm.

© French Archaeological Mission / Vincent Michel

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Material
Limestone | Marble | Sandstone | Stone | Stucco
Type
Inlays | Plaques | Reliefs | Sculptures | Steles
Details
Stone (limestone, marble, sandstone), stucco and bronze. Greek, Punic, Latin and Arabic inscriptions. Floral motifs (silphium mostly), Graeco-Roman deities standing and/or sitting, women fighting and/or daily life scenes. Gorgon’s or Medusa’s head. Funerary steles with Christian crosses. Average size: 40 x 40-120 cm.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Libyan Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Libya
Period
5th millennium BC – AD 642