Fragment of a neck amphora showing goddess Thesan - ROM2010_11486_42

ROM2010_11486_42

Fragment of a neck amphora showing goddess Thesan

Medium:Black-figure earthenware
Geography: Orvieto, Italy
Date: c. 530-510 BC
Period: Etruscan
Dimensions:
13 x 21.6 cm
Object number: 920.68.23.1
Credit Line: Gift of Sigmund Samuel
On view
Gallery Location:Eaton Gallery of Rome - Bratty Exhibit of Etruria
DescriptionThe Etruscans worshipped Thesan as the goddess of Dawn. The Greeks knew her as Eos and the Romans as Aurora. On this black-figure vase, Thesan is depicted as a female figure in flight with two pairs of wings.
Collection:
Greek World
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