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Pillar with figures of Hekate and Horae in relief

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Figures are applied to a tube; a standing female on molded pedestal with right arm behind hip, left hand holding edge of drapery. Traces of one smaller figure flanked by two considerably smaller figures. Most likely Cypriot. Only lower half of one on right remains. moldings top and bottom.

Provenance

By 1961: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr. (said to come from Aspendus); gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr. to MFA, September 20, 1961

Credit Line

Gift of Robert E. Hecht, Jr.

Greek, Cyprus, Hellenistic Period, about 200–100 B.C.

Dimensions

Height (max.): 27 cm (10 5/8 in.) Diameter at bottom 11 cm (4 5/16 in.)

Accession Number

61.941

Medium or Technique

Terracotta

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Architectural elements