|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.