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Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities

Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities
Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities
Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities
Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities
Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities
Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities

Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities    Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities
Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera. An ancient Roman marble relief fragment of the upper part of a votive stela depicting Zeus and Hera. The divine couple stands side by side, Hera with her head veiled. The Greek inscription reads: [DII KAI] HRA SOUIDEPTH[NIOS], translated, To Zeus and Hera of Souidepta.

2nd - 3rd century AD. As sister and wife of Zeus, Hera (Latin: Juno) was foremost of the female divinities in the Greek Pantheon. Countless shrines and temples were devoted to her cult, but her primary centers of worship were the Heraion in Argos, Olympia where athletic competitions for women were conducted in her honor, and the island of Samos - her reputed birthplace. Published: "Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, # 168, " (2009), p.

Formerly in a European private collection. GUARANTEED AUTHENTIC AND AS DESCRIBED. HIXENBAUGH ANCIENT ART, NEW YORK. Art and Antique Dealers League of America (AADLA) Confederation Internationale des Negociants en Oeuvres d'Art (CINOA). See our'about me' page for our credentials and expertise.

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The item "Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities" is in sale since Wednesday, April 13, 2016. This item is in the category "Antiques\Antiquities\Roman".antiquitatis" and is located in New York, New York. This item can be shipped worldwide.


Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities    Roman Marble Relief of Zeus and Hera Ancient Art & Antiquities