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Lot 27*
A Roman marble votive relief fragment
Sold for £5,000 (US$ 7,767) inc. premium

Lot Details
A Roman marble votive relief fragment
Asia Minor, circa 2nd-3rd Century A.D.
Decorated with three registers, at the top a central eagle rising from a bust, flanked by two male figures wearing Phrygian caps, a female bust in each corner, the middle register with a central female figure, possibly Cybele or Artemis, standing behind a tripod with an animal/offering, her arms outstretched to either side to feed two horses with riders wearing Phrygian caps, the lower register with reclining oxen to the right, a female figure to the left, and two central Phrygian-capped man holding an animal skin with a kneeling phallic figure behind, 9¼in (23.5cm) high

Footnotes

  • Provenance:
    Joseph Klein Collection, formed in New York between 1941 and 1980. Thence by descent.
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