Art and Art History Collection (Saskia)

Herculaneum Matron Matron of Herculaneum

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Publisher

Saskia, Ltd., Cultural Documentation

Abstract

Possibly Demeter, the Greek goddess of agriculture, who gave mankind the secrets of growing corn. At Eleusis in Attica her cult included "Mysteries" through which initiates achieved promise of immortality.

Keywords

Athens, Greece, Herculaneum, Style: High Classical, Period: Greek Classical Period, Greek, Sculpture, Statue

Subject: topical

Style: High Classical; Period: Greek Classical Period; Greek; Sculpture

Subject: geographic

Athens, Greece; Herculaneum

Type

StillImage

Rights

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Genre

Statues; Pictures

Holding Location

University of South Florida

Collection

Art and Art History (Saskia)

Identifier

A01-JGC0314

Herculaneum Matron Matron of Herculaneum

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