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Ivory plaques from the Temple of Isis at Kenchreae, Isthmia Museum, Jult 2011
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These small ivories, very reminiscent or rather prescient of medieval angels, depict cupids at various tasks. They were discovered during underwater excavations of the port of Kenchreae, in the building identified as a Temple of Isis and are currently held in the museum at Isthmia. They date from the second half of the C4th and were buried during the earthquake of 375AD.

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