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Statuette of an aegis-wearing goddess

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The flowing drapery recalls the Hellenistic Baroque style of Pergamum or Rhodes. Female divinity (perhaps Juno Sospita) stands on a conical angulated base (rim and base with architectural moldings). Her cloak is pulled up over her head to form a veil, secured by a diadem with a semi-precious...

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By 1966: with Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., September 21, 1966

Credit Line

Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Charlotte Beebe Wilbour

Roman Provincial, Late Imperial Period, 2nd or early 3rd century A.D.


21 cm (8 1/4 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Silver with gold and semi-precious stones


The Ancient World