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Hellenizing terracotta thymiaterion: deep bust of a goddess Hellenizing terracotta thymiaterion: deep bust of a goddess
HELLENIZING TERRACOTTA THYMIATERION: DEEP BUST OF A GODDESS

Probably Persephone. On her head is a kernophoros; a band with leaves and disks at the base, above her hair which falls in long curls and braids to her shoulders.

Carthage, 4th-3rd Century BC

H. 12 in. (30.5 cm.)

Ex German collection.

Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2009, no. 92.

Cf: S. Moscati, The Phoenicians, exhibition catalogue Venice, Palazzo Grassi in 1988, 621, no. 219.

GMS037
$9,500


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