Nemesis in the form of a griffin

Roman Period

On view at The Met Fifth Avenue in Gallery 130

Nemesis was a Romano-Egyptian deity in the form of a griffin. She was associated with fate, and complete statuettes often showed one paw resting upon a wheel representing fate. She also served as a funerary god, escorting the dead, and sometimes appeared on funerary stelae.

Nemesis in the form of a griffin, Faience

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