Image of a divinity that served in antiquity as a focal-point for worship and cult rituals. Most cult statues were housed in temples or shrines, although outdoor worship of images is also attested. Although aniconic worship (i.e. of a non-anthropomorphic symbol of a deity such as a rock or pillar) is known in Near Eastern, Greek and Roman cults, most deities by the late 2nd millennium ...
Irene Bald Romano
3rd – 2nd century, male.
Sculptor, founder. Historical figures. Statues.
Florence (Mus. Archeologico): L'Arringatore (The Orator), Statue of Aulus Metilius
6th century, male.
Active in Rome during the second half of the 6th century BC.
According to Pliny, Volca made a statue of Jupiter and a quadriga for the temple of Capitoline Jupiter.