'Jupiter being Nurtured by the Goat Amalthea', ivory relief

'Jupiter being Nurtured by the Goat Amalthea', ivory relief

'Jupiter being Nurtured by the Goat Amalthea'
Ivory relief
Signed by Ignaz Elhafen (1658-1715)
Germany
About 1700
Ivory
Museum no. A.49-1949
Given by Dr W.L. Hildburgh FSA

Jupiter was reared on a mountainside in order that his father, Cronos, would not swallow him up.