12 June 2002,
Price realised USD 1,314
USD 800 - USD 1,200
A PALMYRENE TERRACOTTA PRIESTESS WITH A BOY
Circa 2nd Century A.D.
The standing bejeweled figure wearing a tunic below her mantle which is pinned at her left shoulder and pulled up over the back of her head, her right hand at her chest, palm out, her left hand holding two attributes, possibly blossoms, her hair bound in a cloth, a small figure of a boy to the left, wearing a tunic and holding a bunch of grapes in his right hand and a bird in his left hand, preserving traces of original pigment throughout
7¾ in. (19.6 cm) high
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