Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Jupiter
Worship Sacrifice
Saturn
Single figure Head not veiled, without wings, without scythe or sickle
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Geography
The earthPersonificationsOikoumene
PORTRAITS
Rulers
Ancient Greek and Hellenistic rulersPtolemaios IV Philopator (reg. 222-204 BC)
Ancient Greek and Hellenistic rulersArsinoe III (died 204 BC)
Further details
the figures labelled 'Chronos' and 'Oikoumene' are portraits of Ptolemy IV Philopator and Arsinoe II
ARTIST/CREATOR
Archelaos of Priene (active 2nd century BC)
DATE
225 BC - 205 BC
LOCATION
London, British Museum (Dept. of Greek and Roman Antiquities) (inv. 1819,0812.1)
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Roger P. Hinks, Myth and Allegory in Ancient Art, London 1939, pp. 41, 100
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RELATIONS
British Museum
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
Contact
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