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Gifts to the Gods in Greece and Rome


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Statuette of the goddess Cybele

This small figure was probably a dedication at a sanctuary. Cybele is seated on a throne, holding a bowl in her right hand, and a musical instrument (tympanum) in her left. A small lion sits on her lap.

Production place: Attica, Greece
Date: around AD 100–200 
Marble (Pentelic)
On loan from Corpus Christi College, Cambridge
Lewis Collection

Object Number: Loan Ant.103.92

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