Fortuna Panthea (Goddess of Fortune with attributes of other divinities)

Roman
Imperial Period
2nd–3rd century A.D.


Catalogue Raisonné

Greek, Etruscan, & Roman Bronzes (MFA), no. 116; Sculpture in Stone and Bronze (MFA), p. 120 (additional published references).

Dimensions

Height: 13 cm (5 1/8 in.)

Accession Number

58.968

Medium or Technique

Bronze

Not On View

Collections

The Ancient World

Classifications

Sculpture

Statuette of Fortuna wearing a chiton and short himation; also a stylized crown in the form of a uraeus; there is a rudder in the right hand, and the twin cornucopiae in the left are connected to the shoulder by a small support. Lower part of colonette under left arm missing. Lower part of himation and feet encrusted. Traces of gilt on the headdress.

Provenance

By date unknown: with Spink & Son, Ltd., 5, 6 & 7 King Street, St. James's, London, S.W. 1; purchased by MFA from Spink & Son, Ltd., October 9, 1958, for £ 60/0/0

Credit Line

John Michael Rodocanachi Fund