Ex-Voto – Candle
- 13 cm
Reproduction of the Réunion des Musées Nationaux (French National Museum) historical riches.
This ex-voto was found during archaeological excavations in Syria during the 1850s. It was most likely an offering to a Syrian deity. The dedication engraved around its wrist: “Prokla en ex-voto” means “For herself or her house, to dedicate”. The original work is exhibited at the Louvre.