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An unpublished funerary inscription with bichrome painted relief lettering from Hellenistic Syracuse (I.Sicily 3387)

Abstract:
This article presents an unpublished Hellenistic Greek funerary inscription from the museum of Siracusa, Sicily. The epitaph is carved in relief letters, painted in alternate blue and red letters. Both techniques are highly unusual in the ancient world, and the parallels and implications are explored.
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Published
Peer review status:
Peer reviewed
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Accepted Manuscript

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Department:
Merton College
Publisher:
Habelt-Verlag Publisher's website
Journal:
Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik Journal website
Volume:
203
Issue:
2017
Pages:
119-130
Publication date:
2017-09-01
Acceptance date:
2017-01-23
ISSN:
0084-5388
Pubs id:
pubs:673528
URN:
uri:c68435c2-79de-4e89-8f48-89df9a0e324f
UUID:
uuid:c68435c2-79de-4e89-8f48-89df9a0e324f
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pubs:673528

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