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Poros funerary pillar of Dermys and Kitylos from Tanagra.
600-550 BC.

Funerary pillar, made of Boeotian poros. It was found in the ancient cemetery Kokali at Tanagra in Boeotia. On the front are depicted the two dead youths, Dermys and Kitylos, probably brothers, with their arms round each other, naked, in the kouros type (naked youths), almost carved in the round. One has the left leg advanced and the other the right. The names of the youths are carved at the bottom of the slab: Dermys at the left and Kitylos at the right. On the face of the pedestal is an inscription, written in boeotian alphabet, that continues on to the right side, telling us that the monument was erected by Amphalkes. Boeotian work of the early archaic period.
Height 2,00 m.

 
 
 
 
 
     
     
                    
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