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
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
Period: Imperial Roman
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.