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Artemis Bendis

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The relief is broken on all edges; the back is rough. The surfaces are clean. The goddess is seen in frontal view, wearing her characteristic Thracian cap. Although primarily a Thracian goddess, Bendis received honors in Athens and the Piraeus in the fourth century B.C., when Athens needed...

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Credit Line

Gift of Mr. and Mrs. William de Forest Thomson

Greek, Classical Period, 4th century B.C.

Catalogue Raisonné

Sculpture in Stone (MFA), no. 080.


height x width (max.) x depth: 13 x 1.15 x 5 cm (5 1/8 x 7/16 x 1 15/16 in.)

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Medium or Technique

Marble, rough, crystalline, similar to that called Thasian


The Ancient World