3740 – Green Goddess with leaves and pomegranate
- Physical description:
- Mostly green terracotta figure of seated woman. She has leaves as hair and is sitting on a watery effect. In one hand, she is stroking her pregnant stomach, in the other she is holding a pomegranate. She has a little brown mouse behind her.
- Museum classification:
- 25cm x 21cm x 13cm
Green Man style vegetation Goddess. She may represent Demeter and Persephone (she has both a pomegranate and a wheat sheaf on her).
For many years, this object sat in the Shrine. In January 2017, it was removed due to concerns about its preservation.
- Terracotta/clay and paint