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Grave relief of two sisters Demetria and Pamphile, dating from 325-310BC. Kerameikos. Athens. Greece. The stele or relief sculpture which is a copy (original is in the museum) is located on the Street of the Tombs, which is the excavated part of the ancient main road to Piraeus. Serving as a burial ground as long ago as the 12th century BC, Kerameikos located in the ancient neighbourhood of potters contains part of the ancient city walls and the Dipylon, the main gate of Ancient Athens at a junction of the Sacred Way and Panathenaic Way. It served as a burial ground for the richest and most distinguished citizens of the city.
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- Kerameikos cemetery - Athens - Greece