Archaeology, Numismatics
When it comes to archaeology, it is sometimes much more of interest, it's a way of life! How many artifacts, past and civilizations have left indelible traces over time of culture and history .... And the numismatics!? Is this the other history of human civilization? Whether you are an expert in this area or you just simply interested in it, you certainly have something to show or tell us!
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Statue of Hecate in Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (Dutch National Museum of Antiquities), Leiden, Netherlands
Statue of Hecate in Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (Dutch National Museum of Antiquities), Leiden, Netherlands

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Description: Statue of Hecate. Collection Classical antiquity: Roman epoch.
Marble Provenance: Italy, 1-2 centuries A.C. (imperial period)

Hecate was originally goddess of Asia Minor (now Turkey). In the 5th century B.C., the Greek sculptor Alkamenes creates the famous triple statue. The statue in the Rijksmuseum van Oudheden dates back to Roman times. Earlier it was painted by the famous Antwerp artist Rubens.

Source of information: Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (RMO), Leiden, Netherlands

Author (source) of image: Personal archive

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Statue of Hecate in Rijksmuseum van Oudheden (Dutch National Museum of Antiquities), Leiden, Netherlands

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