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ARTEMIS GALLERY Fine Egypto-Romano Terracotta Plaque, Jupiter w/ Eagle

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Seller: artemisgallery (669) 100%, Location: Louisville, CO, Ships to: Worldwide, Item: 381865852482 Fine Egypto-Romano Terracotta Plaque, Jupiter w/ Eagle Egypt, Romano-Egyptian period, ca. 30 BCE to 2nd century CE. This hollow terracotta plaque shows Jupiter (Zeus) seated with an eagle. This is the Aetos Dios, a giant golden eagle that served as the king of the gods' personal messenger and companion. These two together were a powerful symbol in Romanized Egypt, and indeed had been since the Ptolemies (Ptolemy III used this symbol on coinage, for example). A plaque like this was made for votive purposes, to be given as an offering in a temple. Size: 3.6" W x 5" H (9.1 cm x 12.7 cm) #116329 Condition: Intact, with clear design Provenance: Ex - Prominent LA County collector who acquired these prior to 2000 All items legal to buy/sell under U.S. Statute covering cultural patrimony Code 2600, CHAPTER 14, and are guaranteed to be as described or your money back. All items come with a Certificate of Authenticity

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