• Name of the object:A funeral ara
  • Period: 3rdcentury
  • Origin: Archeological site Heraclea Lincestis
  • Material: Marble

The text says:
To parents Sosias and Matelis
[son sets up monument]
Antigonos… AG
to brother Antigonos in memory.

It is assumed that the ara was originally made for the parents Sosias and Matelis, and soon after the consecrator died the same ara was used for him. On that occasion, a relief of a horseman was carved,on the right side of the ara.