Broken Nysa Figurine


Another figurine from Tomb 105 is incomplete but it matches another Beth Shean figurine now in the Rockefeller Museum in Jerusalem.  The pose is very similar to the figure from Tomb 218 and must represent Nysa nursing the infant Dionysus.  

Provenience: Tomb 105, Northern Cemetery

Date: Late 5th c. ?

Height: 10.5 cm

Width: 5.1 cm

Depth: 3.5 cm

Object Number: 29-103-869

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