Inscribed votive relief, 2nd c. AD, Two female breasts

 250,00

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inscribed votive relief, 2nd c. AD,

Two female breasts, dedicated to deties that protected pregnancy, childbirth and lactation

hand made by sculptor Skalkotos
 a work of art sculpted by one of the most important contemporary Greek sculptors

The “thank you” or “God assistants” (to whomever God and believe) you can say very simply. Suffice to say …

Product Description

study – diligence: George Damianos
creation plans: Art and science gallery.com
design material: marble of Penteli (from the same marble built  Acropolis of Athens)
artist: Skalkotos
dimensions:H. 7,8 L.14 letter H. 1
edition year: 2016
prototype year: 2nd c. AD
based on: Athens Museum of ancient Agora
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inscribed votive relief

2nd c. AD

from Sanctuary of Zeus Hypsistos on the Pnyx Hill. Athens Museum of ancient Agora. Pentelic marbl

Two female breasts are depicted in relief between the two lines of an incised inscription:

Διονυσία Ὑψίστῳ / εὐχὴν

The sanctuary of Zeus Hypsistos (most Hight) on the Pnyx was uncovered, during Lord Aberdeen‘s excavations in 1803.

This particular relief comes from that excavation period, discovered in a newer fill approximately 20m. North of sanctuary.

It is impossible to determine the nature of the disorders from the depiction, since similar reliefs with female body parts were also frequently dedicated to deties that protected pregnancy, childbirth and lactation

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