Funerary relief of 'Alayyat from Palmyra (PAL0102)

Dublin Core

Title

Funerary relief of 'Alayyat from Palmyra (PAL0102)

Description

Limestone funerary relief of 'Alayyat, daughter of Zabdibol (see PAL0101). The deceased is shown in typical Palmyrene garb with a cloak covering her hair. She wears especially elaborate jewelry, with a uniquely prominent wrapped headdress and elaborate diadem and animal-figured brooch.

Source

Publisher

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Date

Rights

Metropolitan Museum of Art Open Access Program

Format

Limestone

Language

Identifier

PAL0102

Funerary relief Item Type Metadata

Dimensions

44.91 cm
41.81 cm

Description

Limestone funerary relief depicting the deceased in typical, but wealthy Palmyrene clothing. An inscription on the right identifies the deceased and her father.

Location of Inscription

Upper right, relief background.

Diplomatic

'lyt
brt
zbdbwl

Translation

'Alayyat,
daughter of
Zabdibol.

Diplomatic Constituted From

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Translation Constituted From

Metropolitan Museum of Art

Letters

Palmyran script

Findspot

Palmyra. Acquired 1902, New York.

Current Location (if known)

Metropolitan Museum of Art (02.29.5)

Name 1

Role 1

Name 2

Role 2

Citation

“Funerary relief of 'Alayyat from Palmyra (PAL0102),” WIRE: Women in the Roman East Project, accessed December 10, 2018, http://wireproject.org/items/show/82.

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