A Coptic limestone funerary stele
Lot 355W
A Coptic limestone funerary stele
Sold for £7,500 (US$ 12,606) inc. premium
Auction Details
Lot Details
A Coptic limestone funerary stele
Circa 3rd-5th Century A.D.
Carved in high relief, depicting a male youth wearing a tunic, with a bunch of grapes in his right hand, a wreath in his right, surmounted by a hemispherical gable, flanked by two Corinthian columns, an inscription below probably reading 'Agapa', with traces of red and white polychromy remaining, 17¾in (45.1cm) high, mounted

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  • Provenance:
    German private collection, Munich. Acquired from H. Herzer & Co., Munich, in 1966. Accompanied by a copy of the invoice.
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