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The British Museum, London, United Kingdom

Artist/Maker Unknown

Hecate (Hekate) holding two torchs and dancing in front of an altar, beyond which is a cult statue. The whole figure and face of the goddess was once covered with gold foil, while the little floating cloak was red. Athenian black-glazed oinochoe, ca. 350 –300 BC. From Capua, Italy.
Dimensions Height: 23.5 cm
Credit line Castellani collection
Accession number GR 1871.7-22.1 (Cat. Vases G 17)
Location Main floor, room 20, Greek & Rome

Photographer/Source Bibi Saint-Pol (2006, 22 November)

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