Deities & Funerary Monuments
1999, 2002 & 2003
river god bronze mask of a river god (3rd c. CE)
dolphin fins on the cheeks and crab claws on top of the head
river god as old man Medusa mask (c. 137 CE)
The snake-headed Medusa Head was origionally acquired by the collector Canon Ferdinand Franz Wallraf from Roman dealer in 1818. It is supposed to have from a Hadrianic temple of Roman and Venus and had been recently restored with marble pieces added.
After the war, in 1972, fragments were found in a box of damaged pieces of art. A plaster mask was located in another mueum, and a reconstruction was attempted.
Here is a link in German. It shows the size of the head in relation to a person. Please note that the link at the bottom unfortunately does not work.
marble votive bowl for Baal-Saturn
Numidian marble, 3rd century CE
Hygieia, Goddess of Health
1st century CE
Hercules and the Lion, 3rd century CE
Lion guarding the cemetery, 3rd century CE Triumphal lion
Monument for L. Poblicius and family, early 1st century CE Reliefs on either side of the Poblicius monument: Left side: Pan with Syrinx
Right side: Pan with hare
M. Valerius Celerinus
and his wife Marcia,
2nd century CE
Titus Flavius Bassus Stele
2nd half of 1st century CE
Top section of the funerary monument for T. Flavius Bassus Mucalae, an eques of an auxiliary troop from Noricum Province, of the tribe of the Desenter.
Monument for G. Julius Baccus, son of Gaius, late 1st century
He was a member of Thracian Cohort, stationed in Lower Germania, for 15 years and died at the age of 38. His heirs, Antistius Atticus and Bassius Communis had the monument erected.
Monument for Longinus Biarta
Eques Longinus Biarta from Thrace,
of the tribe of the Besser,
died at age 46.
a walk through downtown - click on images above
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