Stela of Basile
Egyptian, Classical, Ancient Near Eastern Art
Marble, traces of paint
7th century C.E.
Late Antique Period
18 13/16 x 13 5/8 x 1 5/16 in. (47.8 x 34.6 x 3.4 cm) (show scale)
"O God of Saint Asclas andof Saint Apollonios and of Saint Philemon, have mercy on the soul of the blessed Basile, thy servant, who died on the seventh day of Pachon at the beginning of the Fourteenth Indiction," as translated by the Index of Christian Art.
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Coptic. Stela of Basile, 7th century C.E. Marble, traces of paint, 18 13/16 x 13 5/8 x 1 5/16 in. (47.8 x 34.6 x 3.4 cm). Brooklyn Museum, Charles Edwin Wilbour Fund, 69.36. Creative Commons-BY (Photo: Brooklyn Museum (in collaboration with Index of Christian Art, Princeton University), CUR.69.36_detail01_ICA.jpg)
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