Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Saturn
Single figure Head veiled, with scythe or sickle
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Planets Represented as planetary deities Census of Antique Art known to the RenaissanceKnown PrototypesRome, Musei Capitolini, Altar to the Palmyrene sun god
Further details
Identification uncertain
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
2nd half 1st century AD
LOCATION
Rome, Musei Capitolini (inv. NCE 2412, formerly Collection Cesarini)
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Hamburg stamp (Bibliothek Warburg)
DESCRIPTION
Schlagwort Astrol. Planeten
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
H. Stuart Jones, A Catalogue of the Ancient Sculptures preserved in the Municipal Collections of Rome. The Sculptures of the Museo Capitolino, Oxford 1912, p. 47, no. 1
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Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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