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The Nereid Monument



This is the east side of the Nereid monument in the British Museum.  The tomb was built about 380 BC at Xanthos in south west Turkey, probably for a local ruler Arbinas and his family.



















Tags: date: 4th cent. bc, god: real person, material: marble, museum: british museum, origin: greek, type: monument
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