Sculpted head; grayish-brown sandstone; Gallo-Roman Goddess Rosmerta(?)*; abraided chin, mouth, nose, deep-set eyes; has flowing hair with tiara; pitted surface.
*Probably decapitated in Christian era and used again in 4th century as a building filler in vicinity of Hofschen section in Mainz, Germany; main intersection of Mogontiacum (Mogo, a Celtic Apollo of Roman Mainz). Probably from a full figure used in house shrine or temple. Found in a rubble heap.
Date range: 1st - 2nd century C.E.
|Date||1st - 2nd century CE|
|Dimensions||H-15.5 W-12.1 D-9.9 cm|
|Credit line||Gift of Drs. Arthur G. and Roswitha T. Haas|
|Place of Origin||Europe/Germany/Mainz|