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Zeus of Caesarea in Cappadocia

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Statuette of seated Zeus. The god wears a himation, which covers his back and left shoulder and falls loosely around his hips, legs, and sandals. Left hand is raised with fingers bent to hold some missing object, (probably a scepter ?), and right hand outstretched to offer a tetrahedral...

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By 1972: with Mohammad Yeganeh, Gallery of Greek and Roman and Byzantine Art, Telemannstrasse 5, 6000 Frankfurt-Main, Germany; purchased by MFA from Mohammad Yeganeh, October 11, 1972

Credit Line

Edwin E. Jack Fund

Roman Provincial, Imperial Period, 2nd century A.D.

Place of Manufacture

(perhaps) Asia Minor

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), no. 073.


Height: 20.5 cm (8 1/16 in.)

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The Ancient World