An Antique White Marble Statue Depicting Hera
2nd/3rd century AD
AN ANTIQUE WHITE MARBLE STATUE DEPICTING HERA (Roman, 2nd or 3rd century AD), the goddess of marriage and wife of Zeus, she is depicted as a young majestic woman gazing to the left with her right hand clutching her breast, her left hand is extended with the palm up, she wears a long robe draped in close folds, her head is crowned with a polos, a high cylindrical crown. The sculpture is raised on a rectangular base with a marble plinth.
82" x 27 1/4" x 18 3/4"
Gift of Mrs. Gladys R. Thomas, Countess Cornelia Coudenhove-Kalergi, and Mr. Eugene Roberts.
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