MAMA IX-X: Images from the Cox Archive

MAMA X no. 53-54

Snapshot of MAMA X no. 53-54

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Description

Provenience (ancient):

Appia

Provenience (modern):

Beskaris Hüyük

Category:

Statuette

Type:

Standing Meter Tetraprosopos (53) and seated Mother Goddess (54)

Subject:

53: White marble statue of four women carrying garlands arranged back to back facing outwards. The women wear chitons and diadems in their hair. Identified by Cox and Cameron with the Meter Tetraprosopos of MAMA V, 102.
54: Statuette of seated Mother Goddess, wearing polos crown. An infant in a paenula stands to the right.

Date:

53: 2nd half 2nd century AD
54: early 2nd quarter 3rd century AD

Sculptor or Workshop:

Andromachos (54).


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