A Roman marble figure of Isis
Circa 1st Century B.C. - 1st Century A.D.
In archaistic style, the goddess shown standing with the right leg advanced, wearing a thin pleated chiton pinned at the shoulders, a himation draped around the upper body, the folds zig-zagging over the stomach and gathered over the left arm, the remains of long braids falling over the shoulders and back, 17in (43cm) high, mounted
- Please note that as mentioned in the footnote, this figure is a goddess of the type known as 'Isis' following the 19th Century restoration with the attributes of Isis, of the similarly-draped Thomas Hope goddess.
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