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S16.2 RHEA-KYBELE

Museum Collection: The J. Paul Getty Museum, Malibu, California, USA
Catalogue Number: Malibu 57.AA.19
Title: "Cybele"
Class: Free-standing statue 
Material: Marble
Height: 1.62 metres
Context: Discovered in Rome
Original / Copy: --
Style: --
Date: ca 50 AD
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Rhea-Kybele, the mother of the gods, with turret crown, enthroned, holding a bouquet of wheat and poppy heads and flanked by a fruit-brimming cornucopia (horn of plenty), rudder and small lion. (NB Most of these attributes are similar to those of Demeter and Tykhe).

ARTICLES

Rhea, Kybele

 
 
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