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Apameia, Phrygia, c. 133 - 48 B.C.
Artemis was a goddess of virginity, women's concerns, the hunt and the underworld. The enigmatic cult statue covered in apparent fertility symbols was a unique combination of the Greek virgin-huntress Artemis with an indigenous Anatolian goddess.
GB35931. Bronze AE 23, SGCV II
5121; BMC Phrygia
p. 84, 88, aVF, Phrygia
, Apameia (Dinar, Turkey) mint, weight
6.209g, maximum diameter
22.6mm, die axis
, c. 133 - 48 B.C.; obverse
of Zeus right; reverse
AΠAME MHNO∆O MENEMA, cultus-statue of Artemis
Anaitis facing; SOLD
Catalog current as of Saturday, May 25, 2019.
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