Roman silver votive plaques.

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1896,0620.3

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Roman silver votive plaques.

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  • Silver votive tablet; fragmentary; in the form of a shrine; Jupiter Dolichenus stands on the back of a bull, holding a double-axe in his right hand, and a thunderbolt with three arrow-heads at each end in his left hand; above him hovers a Victory; on the right of the scene is a woman, apparently also standing on an animal, of which the ears and one fore-leg are visible; she holds out a patera; in her left hand she holds a sceptre; the background and many of the details are gilt; in the upper part of the design are the remains of an inscription in punctured letters.

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  • Silver votive tablet; fragmentary; in the form of a shrine; Jupiter Dolichenus stands on the back of a bull, holding a double-axe in his right hand, and a thunderbolt with three arrow-heads at each end in his left hand; above him hovers a Victory; on the right of the scene is a woman, apparently also standing on an animal, of which the ears and one fore-leg are visible; she holds out a patera; in her left hand she holds a sceptre; the background and many of the details are gilt; in the upper part of the design are the remains of an inscription in punctured letters.

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  • Roman silver votive plaques.

    Group of Objects

  • Silver votive plaques.

    Group of Objects