Z20.4 THE NINE MOUSAI
Museum Collection: Archaeological Museum of Elis, Elis, Greece
Catalogue Number: TBA
Date: C1st BC
Period: Hellenistic Greek
A circle containing the names and symbols of Apollon, Mnemosyne and the nine Mousai: for Apollon a lyre, Kalliope a writing board, Ourania a globe, Polymneia a pensive face, Erato and Terpsikhore lyres, Melpomene and Thaleia tragic and comic masks, Euterpe flutes, Kleio scroll, and Mnemosyne the mountain of Pieria (labelled).