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  • Catalogue text

    See D-59 a+b for the other sides. Parapet of an altar similar to to the Ludovisi Throne (D 58). The central scene depicts a weigh scene between two goddesses. In the middle is
    Eros holding the balance, naked with wings and long hair. On the
    left side is an old woman with short hair, and on the right side is a
    naked boy wearing sandals and playing the lyre. The authenticity of
    this piece has been doubted.

    In: Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

Further reading

Frederiksen, Rune, and R.R.R. Smith, The Cast Gallery of the Ashmolean Museum: Catalogue of plaster casts of Greek and Roman sculpture (Oxford: Ashmolean Museum, 2011)

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