Potnia Theron terracotta

2nd century BC

Conjunto Arqueológico de Itálica

Conjunto Arqueológico de Itálica
Santiponce, Spain

Terracotta antefix decorated with image of Potnia Theron, goddess of animals, very popular during the years of the Roman Republic. Her presence in temples was common during that time and it is documented in a number of archaeological sites, especially Etruscans. However, in the Iberian Peninsula it has only appeared in Italica.

Today, it is part of the private collection of Condes de Lebrija in Seville.


  • Title: Potnia Theron terracotta
  • Date Created: 2nd century BC
  • Location: Seville, (Spain)
  • Physical Dimensions: 0,20 m max. height
  • Type: Decorative plaque
  • Rights: Photography: Giuseppe Martino 2012
  • Medium: Image

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