5. Roman - Gravestone with funerary banquet [Excavated at Palmyra, Syria] (02.29.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

5. Roman - Gravestone with funerary banquet [Excavated at Palmyra, Syria] (02.29.1) | Heilbrunn Timeline of Art History | The Metropolitan Museum of Art

Bust of a woman. Tomb relief. White limestone (2nd quarter 2nd CE) from the necropolis of Palmyra, Syria. 55.9 x 49 cm Inv. 7444   National Museum, Damascus, Syria

Bust of a woman. Tomb relief. White limestone (2nd quarter 2nd CE) from the necropolis of Palmyra, Syria. 55.9 x 49 cm Inv. 7444 National Museum, Damascus, Syria

Zenobia;  240–275;  Zenobia was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Roman Syria. She led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. Zenobia became queen of the Palmyrene Empire following Odaenathus' death in 267. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect, Tenagino Probus, who was beheaded after he led an attempt to recapture the territory. She ruled over Egypt until 274, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome.

Zenobia; 240–275; Zenobia was a 3rd-century Queen of the Palmyrene Empire in Roman Syria. She led a famous revolt against the Roman Empire. Zenobia became queen of the Palmyrene Empire following Odaenathus' death in 267. By 269, Zenobia had expanded the empire, conquering Egypt and expelling the Roman prefect, Tenagino Probus, who was beheaded after he led an attempt to recapture the territory. She ruled over Egypt until 274, when she was defeated and taken as a hostage to Rome.

01-04/46 ANTIQUITIES ORIENTAL: PALMYRA SCULPTURE 1ST-3RD CE Young man. Limestone bust (3rd CE) from Palmyra, Syria ,Romana Kunsthistorisches Museum, Antikensammlung, Vienna, Austria

01-04/46 ANTIQUITIES ORIENTAL: PALMYRA SCULPTURE 1ST-3RD CE Young man. Limestone bust (3rd CE) from Palmyra, Syria ,Romana Kunsthistorisches Museum, Antikensammlung, Vienna, Austria

ARCAblog: Istanbul Archaeological Museum: Sculptural Reliefs Portray the Deceased on the 2,000 year old Tombs of Palmyra, Syria

ARCAblog: Istanbul Archaeological Museum: Sculptural Reliefs Portray the Deceased on the 2,000 year old Tombs of Palmyra, Syria

Stele from Palmyria in the Roman province of Syria, about 200 CE  The Aramaic inscription is, "Alas, Umm'abi, daughter of Maggi, son of Male, son of La'ad". The linear style of carving and the clothing and jewelry reflect local fashions. The sculpture was once painted: the jewely shows traces of red, blue, green, and yellow pigment.

Stele from Palmyria in the Roman province of Syria, about 200 CE The Aramaic inscription is, "Alas, Umm'abi, daughter of Maggi, son of Male, son of La'ad". The linear style of carving and the clothing and jewelry reflect local fashions. The sculpture was once painted: the jewely shows traces of red, blue, green, and yellow pigment.

Funerary Portrait of Yarkhai, Son of Ogga and Balya his Daughter from Palmyra in Roman Syria 150-200 CE   Limestone  Portland Museum

Funerary Portrait of Yarkhai, Son of Ogga and Balya his Daughter from Palmyra in Roman Syria 150-200 CE Limestone Portland Museum

Funerary relief of a couple, from Palmyra, Syria (marble) (b/w photo). (2nd century AD) / Louvre, Paris, France / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

Funerary relief of a couple, from Palmyra, Syria (marble) (b/w photo). (2nd century AD) / Louvre, Paris, France / Giraudon / The Bridgeman Art Library

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