Nymph Dedication

Title

Nymph Dedication

Description

This small terracotta representation of a architectural pediment is molded in one piece with an overhanging sima and slight stylized gutter embellishments at the corners. The lowest and longest part of the triangular space of the pediment is filled with a painted inscription.
ΕΥΦΡΟΝΙΣΝΥΝΦΑΙΣΑΝΕΘΗΚΕ (on object). Εὔφρονις νύ<μ>φαις ἀνέθηκε (transcribed). Euphronis dedicated (this) to the nymphs (translation).

Creator

unknown

Date

4th century BCE

Contributor

Christina Salowey

Rights

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Format

Terra-cotta
Architectural terracotta

Language

Ancient Greek

Identifier

theban_nymphs_01

Coverage

Thebes
Thebes (Greece)

Citation

unknown , “Nymph Dedication,” Hollins University Library Digital Exhibits, accessed October 22, 2019, http://digitalexhibits.hollins.edu/items/show/40.

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