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Sculpture in high and low relief - Limestone funerary reliefs

Limestone funerary bust, Palmyra, 3rd century AD, 60 x 45 cm.

Limestone funerary bust, Palmyra, 3rd century AD, 60 x 45 cm.

© Directorate-General of Antiquities and Museums, Damascus

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Material
Stone
Type
Architectural elements | Sculptures | Portrait
Details
Limestone. One or more busts facing the viewer. Women with elaborate headdresses and jewellery. Often with ancient Aramaic or Greek inscriptions next to the head. Average dimensions: 50 x 40 x 15 cm.
Red List
Emergency Red List of Syrian Cultural Objects at Risk
Countries
Syria
Period
Prehistory to Islamic era (6th millennium BC - 15th century AD)