Danube Virtual Museum

Icon of a Danubian horseman

Title: Icon of a Danubian horseman
Site: Belgrade Fortress
Location/Region: Belgrade
Chrolonology: 1 AD - 500
Museum: National Museum in Belgrade
Country: Serbia
Period: Antique period
Culture: Roman
Material: Marble
Dimensions: W 13,5 cm, H 19,5 cm;
Production Technique: Cutting
Bibliography: Popović, I. 1983 Spomenici kulta podunavskih konjanika iz Narodnog muzeja u Beogradu, Zbornik Narodnog muzeja, XI-1

Description

Rectangular plate is divided into three relief friezes. At the top – a bust of a woman between busts of two men, two male figures with a fish in their hands each on the left and right, in the corners busts of Sol and Luna. In the middle - the goddess between two horsemen, a female figure in the top left corner, while in the right a male one. At the bottom – a rooster on a circle, a woman, two men and three vases above a ram.