This votive statue is a replica of a piece from the 2nd century AD, found in Hattenbach. It is currently in the collection of the Germanisches Landesmuseum in Trier. Small statues of Fortuna were placed in house altars throughout the Roman empire.
Fortuna, or Fanum Fortunae, was the Roman goddess of chance, both of fortune and misfortune.
This statue is made of alabaster and is 18 cm high. Possibly such statues were painted, so that they god a lifelike appearance.
Material: gypsum alabaster;
Suitable for outside use: Yes;
Suitable for painting: Yes;
Based on a historic original: Yes;
Transport weight: 1000 *
This item is produced in limited quantities only. This means that every piece is unique. Sizes & finish may vary lightly from piece to piece.