Grave stele of Amphotto from Thebes.
ca. 440 BC.
Grave stele, made of boeotian limestone. It was found, in 1890, at Pyri of Thebes. The top of the stele ends in a pediment with three palmette akroteria. The dead woman, Amphotto -her name is inscribed on the background of the stele in front of her face- is depicted facing left with her weight resting on her left leg and the right relaxed. She wears a peplos girt at the waist and has a polos on her head. Her long hair hangs down her back in waves. In the right hand she holds a flower and in the left a fruit. Product of boeotian workshop.
Height 0,81 m., width 0,372 m.