|ROMAN BRONZE VOTIVE PLAQUE: BUST OF CYBELE
The mother goddess, wearing a kalathoid crown over her long straight hair. She wears an ornate necklace and jewelled bustier, all within a double rope frame.
Balkan area, 2nd-3rd Century AD
W. 3 1/2 in. (8.5 cm.)
Ex private collection, South Africa; English collection acquired in the 1980s.
Published: J. Eisenberg, Art of the Ancient World, 2010, no. 79.