III 274. Chersonesos. Epitaph of Xenokles, III century B.C.Е.
H. 41.0, W. 30.0, Th. 12.0.
Upper part of a stele topped by a cornice with antefixes. On the front: relief rosettes and a sword-belt. Between the cornic and rosettes is a two-line insription cut in thin strokes, following ruled lines. The back is well worked, adorned with relief rosettes.
Place of Origin
Southeast sector of Chersonesos (ceramic workshops on the site of the ancient necropolis by the Quarantine Bay), southeast of Tower XVII (Zeno's Tower).
Random find in 1964.
Institution and inventory
National Preserve of Tauric Chersonesos, 27/36504.
On the front.
The crossbar of alpha is slightly curved, theta and omicron smaller than other letters, verticals of nu are of equal height, ksi with a vertical, four-bar sigma with splayed bars, some letter strokes are curved, letter strokes flare at the ends and terminate in serifs.
III century B.C.Е.
НЭПХ II (Solomonik 1973) 178.
Античная скульптура Херсонеса 1976 71, № 176; Perlman 2011, 88, № C7+7a.
Xenokles, (son of) Theochares.