Notos, god of the South wind - ROM2011_12102_1


Notos, god of the South wind

Medium:Plaster fresco
Geography: Asia Minor
Date: about 1200 AD
Period: Comnene dynasty, Byzantine period
20 x 18 cm
Object number: 994.220.198
Credit Line: Gift of Joey and Toby Tanenbaum. Certified by the Canadian Cultural Property Export Review Board under the terms of the Cultural Property Export and Import Act. Attestée par la Commission canadienne d'examen des exportations de biens culturels en vertu de la Loi sur l'exportation et l'importation de biens culturels.
On view
Gallery Location:Joey and Toby Tanenbaum Gallery of Byzantium
DescriptionByzantine artists, like their classical predecessors, personified the south wind as a youth blowing a trumpet and holding a vase filled with water.
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