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Bust of Cybele, Gallo-Roman bronze, 1st century AD. Found near Tours-en-Vimeu…

Bronze bust of Cybele (Magna Mater) with two cornucopiae. Found near Tours-en-Vimeu, Picardy; now in the Cabinet des Médailles, Paris.

ROMAN BRONZE APPLIQUE BUST OF HERAKLES EMERGING FROM A PALMETTE,  The hero bearded and wrapped in a lionskin; probably from a carriage.  Ca. 2nd Century AD

Roman bronze applique of Herakles, century A. The hero bearded and wrapped in a lionskin, probably from a carriage, 14 cm high.

Copenhagen - Kybele  Copenhagen Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek

KYBELE (or Cybele) was the great Phrygian Mother of the Gods, a primal nature goddess worshipped with orgiastic rites in the mountains of central and western Anatolia. The Greeks closely identified her with their own mother of the gods, the goddess Rhea.

Roman, Antonine                              Colossal bust of a goddess or personification, ca. 160–190 A.D.               White marble

Roman, Antonine Colossal bust of a goddess or personification, ca. White marble Check out the knot on the belt

Bronze figurine of Mars Ultor (the Avenger) with silver inlay. Roman. 2nd-3rd century A.D.

Roman bronze statuette of Mars Ultor, century A. With silver inlays, 26 cm high.

ROMAN BRONZE BALSAMARIUM IN THE FORM OF A HERM OF HERAKLES  Wearing the lion’s skin draped around his shoulders, his head surmounted by a fillet with floret remaining on one side, eyes inlaid with gold or electrum. Very fine style.  1st-2nd Century AD

Roman bronze balsamarium in the form of a herm of Herakles wearing the lion’s skin draped around his shoulders, his head surmounted by a fillet with floret remaining on one side, eyes inlaid with gold or electrum.

Statuette of Dionysos, 50 BC - 50                                                Italy, Roman, 1st Century BC-1st Century

Bacchus (Dionysus), Roman statuette (bronze), century BC - century AD, (Cleveland Museum of Art).

A ROMAN BRONZE BUST OF MARS, CIRCA 2ND CENTURY CE  More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

Mars, the Roman adaption of Ares, Greek god of war, and the father of Romulus and Remus.

Lar, bronze Statuette of garlanded lar holding cornucopia. Roman, from Seville, 1st half 1st century CE.  Madrid, Museo Arqueologico Nacional

He carried his household gods. [Lar, bronze Statuette of garlanded lar holding cornucopia. Roman, f half century CE.

Kybele  The last incarnation of the Great Liberating Mother which held great temporal power in the Roman world, before the final fall of paganism and the onslaught of monotheism. This Cult of the Great Liberating Mother was banned in its original form by Rome as a threat to their patriarchal power structure, but She infiltrated their culture under the guise of various other goddesses, such as Bona Dea and Helena. From the earliest times,  ...

Kybele The last incarnation of the Great Liberating Mother which held great…

Unknown empress, Roman statue (marble, porphyry), 2nd century AD, (Musée du Louvre, Paris).  More At FOSTERGINGER @ Pinterest

century AD Statue of a woman wearing a Toga Pulla or a Rincinium and possibly a palla because it looks like there's enough fabric to be wrapped over the head. Black or dark colored toga.

Mercury (Hermes), Roman statuette (bronze and silver), 1st century AD, (Walters Art Museum, Baltimore).

Mercury (Hermes), Roman statuette (bronze and silver), century AD, (Walters Art Museum, Baltimore).

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