Figurine of Fortuna

Description
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.
5/1946/150
Collection Class
Foreign archaeology
Common Name
figurine of Fortuna
Simple Name
figurine
Full Name
figurine of Tyche/Fortuna
Dimensions
length 85 mm; W 30 mm; TH 30 mm
Cultural Group
Roman; Romano-Egyptian
Period Classification
Roman Period - 30 BC-AD 384
Production Date
100
Family Group

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

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