Grave stele of Hegeso
Late 5th c. BC.
Marble. Height 1.58 m. Kerameikos, Athens.
National Archaeological Museum Γ 3624.
The Athenian Hegeso, daughter of Proxenos, is represented seated on a chair. On the left, a maidservant presents her an open jewelry box. In her raised right hand, Hegeso held a piece of jewelry that was rendered in color.