c. AD 100s
Gold repoussé and carnelian
Diameter: 5 cm (1 15/16 in.)
Purchase from the J. H. Wade Fund 1953.14
A conflation of local and Hellenistic divinities, this goddess exemplifies abundance and prosperity. Like Tyche, she holds a cornucopia, overflowing with fruits and bounty, but it is in the form of a lotus flower, associated with the local Indian goddess of good fortune, Shri. To further emphasize this association, she holds a lotus flower in her right hand as well.
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