8 June 2001
A ROMAN MARBLE HEKATEION
Circa 1st Century A.D.
With three maidens each with her back to a central column, forming the trinity of the goddess Hekate, each depicted identically, with a modius atop her head, her hair pulled up, with tendrils falling along each shoulder, wearing a high-belted peplos, standing with her weight on her left leg, her right leg bent, with her right arm raised, holding an attribute, the left hand lowered holding a torch, a small dog seated to her left looking up, on an integral circular base
14 7/8 in. (37.8 cm) high
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For a similar example see no. 92, pl. 31 in Budde and Nicholls, A Catalogue of the Greek and Roman Sculpture in the Fitzwilliam Museum, Cambridge.
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