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Roughly rectangular limestone stele. The scene is composed of a man reclining on a kline, holding a drinking cup in his raised left hand. He lies on an undecorated mattress. He wears the usual combination of chiton and himation, which have been carefully carved. Beneath the bed, elements of the banquet are composed of a sheaf of cereals, an amphora on a triangular stand with a long-stemmed ladle hanging to the right side, and a three-legged table, bearing two cups. Below, three red-painted incised lines delineate an inscription, which reads Ἀπόλλωϲ ἐτῶν νγ ἔτους ιδ φαρμοῦθι η (?) “Apollos, aged 53 years, the year 14, Pharmouti 8 (?)”. This incised inscription is painted black. The scribe carved the day above the name of the month rather than continuing his inscription on the second line.
A. Zaky, "Some Funerary Stelae from Kom Abou Bellou", BSAA 38, 1949, p. 55-88 ; A. Zaky, "More Funerary Stelae from Kom Abou Bellou", BSAA, 40, 1953, p. 102-150; F. Hooper, Funerary stelae from Kom Abou Billou, ( Kelsey Museum of Archaeology. Studies 1), 1961; S.A.A. El-Nassery, G. Wagner, « Nouvelles stèles de Kôm Abou Bellou », BIFAO 78, 1978, p. 231-258; A. Abd el-Hafeez, J.-Cl. Grenier, Guy Wagner, Stèles funéraires de Kom Abu Bellou, (Recherche sur les civilisations. Mémoire, 55 ) , Paris, 1985; H. Riad, "Funerary Stelae from Kom Abou Bellou (Terenouthis)", BSAA 44, 1991, p. 169-200; G. Wagner, "Nouvelles Inscriptions de Kôm Abou Bellou", ZPE 114, 1996, p. 115-140
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