Figurine of Fortuna

The Roman goddess Fortuna was the bearer of fortune and good luck. She is shown here with a ‘cornucopia’ also called the ‘horn of plenty’. The figurine was in the collection of ancient objects belonging to a Devon-based collector, who believed this figurine was found in Egypt.
Accession Loan No.
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of Fortuna
Simple Name
Full Name
figurine of Tyche/Fortuna
length 85 mm; W 30 mm; TH 30 mm
Cultural Group
Roman; Romano-Egyptian
Period Classification
Roman Period - 30 BC-AD 384
Production Date
Family Group

copper alloy
Collector / Excavator
Montague, LAD, Lieutenant Colonel
Collection Country
Collection Area Region
North Africa
Collection Continent

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