of Weeping Women
It was found in 1887 in Sayda by a peasant ploughing his field and was brought
to İstanbul by Osman Hamdi Bey. It is one of the most important tombs in the
world, dating back to the Hellenistic period. It is supposed to be the tomb
of Saydian King Stration who died in 360 B.C. It is 2.97 m in height, 2.54 m
in lenght, and 1.37 m in. wedth. The reliefs represent women weeping for the
death of their King, and the funeral march. (Istanbul Archaelogical Museum).