A Roman terracotta "Campana" relief
Circa 1st Century B.C. - 1st Century A.D.
Moulded with a naked kneeling figure of winged Victory, with loose drapery flowing over the right side of the body, wearing sandals, her hair dressed in a fillet, holding a knife aloft in her right hand, and grasping the muzzle a recumbent bull's head in her left, baring its throat for a victory sacrifice, in the left corner stands a sacrificial altar laden with offerings, the band of architrave above decorated with palmettes and swags, 18 x 153/4in. (45.7 x 40cm.) wide, repaired with a little restoration, framed