Tyche-Fortuna with a Flavian šead
Marble. Late 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 61.82.1.2.
New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art Photo by Roger B. Ulrich

Tyche-Fortuna with a Flavian šead.

Marble. Late 1st century CE.
Inv. No. 61.82.1.2.

New York, the Metropolitan Museum of Art

Description:
A late eighteenth century restoration of a statue of Fortuna/Tyche that has been fitted with a portrait head of an unknown Flavian Woman (late first century). The attributes of Fortuna are the cornucopia and the ship’s rudder (in her right hand).
Credits:
© 2010. Photo, text: Roger B. Ulrich.
Keywords: marble portrait female statue woman lady Tyche Fortune Fortuna cornucopia rudder female garment garments clothes clothing outerwear long chiton Inv No 61 82 1 2
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