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S18.2 TYKHE "TYCHE OF ANTIOCH"

Museum Collection: Musei Vaticani, Vatican City
Catalogue Number: Vatican GC 49
Title: "Tyche of Antioch"
Class: Free-standing statue 
Material: Marble
Height: 0.89 metres
Context: Found in Rome
Original / Copy: Reduced Roman copy of colossal Greek bronze statue by Eutychides ca 300 BC
Style: Late Classical
Date: --
Period: Imperial Roman

SUMMARY

Tykhe, seated upon the back of a swimming man, the god of the Orontes River. She wears a turret crown, representing the defensive walls of a city, and holds a sheaf of wheat.

ARTICLES

Tykhe, Orontes

 
 
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