Vesta with Pales Plaque

She rests at ease and content, symbols of wealth and well-being surrounding her. Vesta, (whose Greek name, Hestia, means ""hearth""), is accompanied by the donkey-god Pales, a symbol of creative labor and fertility throughout the ancient world. Ä

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She rests at ease and content, symbols of wealth and well-being surrounding her. Vesta, (whose Greek name, Hestia, means ""hearth""), is accompanied by the donkey-god Pales, a symbol of creative labor and fertility throughout the ancient world. The serpent represents Vesta's generative power, while her scepter and headdress signify her rank.

[Berlin Staatliche Museum, 2nd cent. CE]

7 1/2"" gypsumstone plaque, tan/brown river stone color finish.