Greek Hellenistic pottery head of AttisG444
A head fragment from a pottery figure depicting Attis wearing a Phrygian cap. Attis was worshipped as the consort of Cybele and the god of vegetation.
Greek, Hellenistic, 2nd or 1st Century BC
4.2 x 3 cms, 7.1 cms including display block
Fragment as shown, supplied with a perspex display block
Ex. collection: Professor George ‘Yorgo’ Demetrakopoulos (1942-2021), Michigan, USA. Professor Demetrakopoulos was assistant director of the Medieval Institute and assistant to the dean at Western Michigan University, Kalamazoo, Michigan from 1965-2000.