Roman Marble Relief Fragment

 

Roman Marble Relief Fragment

An ancient Roman marble relief fragment from a votive stele, depicting the horses' legs and wheel of the quadirga (chariot) of Zeus and Hera. The Greek inscription below reads, "...WN DIZOU E..." Translated, "[to Zeus and Hera (a dedication) from ?...]on, son of Dizas, as vowed."

Moesia Inferior, Thrace.
Ca. 2nd - 3rd century AD.
Height: 6 1/4 in. (15.5 cm).

Published: "Zeitschrift für Papyrologie und Epigraphik, # 168," (2009), p. 191. no. 3.

Formerly in a European private collection.

Inv#: 3127

$3,750

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