S18.2 TYCHE OF ANTIOCH
|Museum Collection||Vatican Museums, Vatican City|
|Catalogue No.||Vatican GC49|
|Title||Tyche of Antioch|
|Context||Found in Rome|
|Original / Copy||Reduced Roman copy of Greek bronze statue by Eutychides ca 300 B.C.|
The goddess Tyche (Roman Fortuna) sits upon the back of the swimming river-god Orontes. She wears a turret-crown, representing the walls of a city, and holds a sheaf of wheat.