Period: Late Republican
Date: ca. 50–40 B.C.
Dimensions: Overall: 70 x 40 1/4in. (177.8 x 102.2cm)
Credit Line: Rogers Fund, 1903
Accession Number: 03.14.7
Standing woman holding a shield: from the grand triclinium. She is probably a seer predicting the birth of a male heir and future king. The image of a nude man wearing the white band that served as crown for Hellenistic rulers appears as a reflection in her shield.