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Tyche-Fortuna

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The goddess originally supported a rudder with her right hand. In her left she carries a cornucopia. Her crown in the form of a battlement indicates that she is associated with a city, perhaps Cremna (in Asia Minor), where she is reported to have been found with statuettes of Hermes, Muses,...

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Provenance

By date unknown: Professor and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr. Collection (loaned to MFA as 124.69) (according to the entry in MFA, Sculpture in Stone: from Cremna in Pisidia); gift of Professor and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr. to MFA, December 1971

Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. Benjamin Rowland, Jr.

Roman, Imperial Period, mid- to late 2nd century A.D.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 190; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 112 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 95.5 cm (37 5/8 in.)

Accession Number

1971.746

Medium or Technique

Marble from Dokimeion (present-day Afyon, Turkey)

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture