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Votive relief to Apollo Sozon

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The Phrygian rider god Sozon wears his traveling costume and holds his double axe over his right shoulder. The frame of the stele takes the form of an arcuated balduchino above and a groundline below. Floral akroteria complete the decoration in each case, although the second rider, on the...

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Inscription

ΕΥΤΥΧΟΣ ΑΠΟΛΛΩΝΙ ΕΥΧΗΝ

Provenance

By date unknown: with Mathias Komor, 19 East 71st Street, New York, N.Y. 10021 (from western Asia Minor, probably Phrygia, Pisidia or the nearby region of Caria); gift to MFA from Mathias Komor, November 19, 1969

Credit Line

Gift of Mathias Komor, Esq.

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, about A.D. 225–250

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 291; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 113 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height x width x thickness: 33.6 x 22 x 4.3 cm (13 1/4 x 8 11/16 x 1 11/16 in.)

Accession Number

69.1256

Medium or Technique

Marble from southwest Asia Minor

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture