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Summary

Artist
Unknown
Description
English: Bust of Selene in a clipeus, detail from a strigillated lenos sarcophagus. Roman artwork.
Français : Buste de Séléné dans un clipeus, détail d'un sarcophage à lenos. Œuvre romaine.
Italiano: Busto di Selene dentro clipeo, dettaglio di uno sarcofago strigilato a lenos. Opera romana.
Date early 3rd century AD
date QS:P571,+250-00-00T00:00:00Z/7
Medium marble
medium QS:P186,Q40861
institution QS:P195,Q836108
Current location
Cloister
Object history
English: From Tomb D in Via Belluzzo, Rome.
Français : Provenance : tombe D, Via Belluzzo, Rome.
Italiano: Rinvenuto a Roma, via Belluzzo, tomba D.
Source/Photographer Marie-Lan Nguyen (2006)
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Captions

A later version of the iconic mother- and moon-goddess Hekate, (greek) Selene, Luna (roman), type/style "Phosphorus" (the lightkeeper) attributed by the torch, wearing a mask, which makes the crescent on her forehead appear like horns

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