Statue of Agrippina Minor 

Perhaps recut from a statue of Messalina.

Marble. From Herculaneum, 41-59 CE.

Naples, Museo Archeologico Nazionale

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Tripod fittings 

1. Above: Handle of a tripod cauldron with rope pattern, second half of the 8th c. BCE. Below: Leg of a bronze tripod cauldron, late 9th-early 8th c. BCE.

2. Left: Perforated handle from a bronze tripod cauldron with attachment in the form of a stylized bird, mid 8th c. BCE. Right: Perforated handle, late 8th c. BCE. 

From the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi

Archaeological Museum of Delphi, Greece

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Cast bronze griffin protomes from tripod cauldrons.

From the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, early 7th c. BCE.

Archaeological Museum of Delphi, Greece

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1. Bronze stand of Cypriot type originally having four meshwork legs with animal representations.

2. Part of meshwork legs with goat and cow from a bronze stand of Cretan-Cypriot type.

From the Sanctuary of Apollo at Delphi, 8th c. BCE

Archaeological Museum of Delphi, Greece

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Locrian pinakes

1. A female figure placing folded cloth in a kibotos/chest.

2. A woman carrying sacred clothing followed by a ‘priestess’. At center, a rooster upon a thymiaterion.

3. Preparation of the maiden for marriage.

4. An enthroned female figure opens a box to reveal a child, perhaps symbolizing maternity and presaging matrimonial fertility.

5. Gathering wedding-offerings to the goddess, bearing traces of paint.

First half of the 5th c. BCE

From the sanctuary of Persephone at Locri, loc. Mannella

Museo Archeologico Nazionale di Locri Epizefiri

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