Z16.2 GAEA & THE CARPI
|Museum Collection||Hatay Archaeology Museum, Antakya|
|Catalogue No.||Antakya 847|
Gaia (Mother Earth) reclines in the company of infant Carpi (Fruits of the Earth) bearing sheafs of grain. The Carpi (Greek Karpoi) were essentially multiplications of Plutus, the god of agricultural bounty.