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Coin of Etenna with maenad holding snake

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Obverse: Maenad (?) advancing right and holding snake. Behind her, oinochoe (?) Reverse: Knife with curved blade. Inscription in Greek. (see media screen for Greek inscription)


By date unknown: in the collection of an English clergyman (now MFA 65.636-65.870); about 1963: collection purchased at auction in London by Robert E. Hecht, Jr.; collection purchased by MFA from Robert E. Hecht, Jr., June 9,1965

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Theodora Wilbour Fund in memory of Zoë Wilbour

Greek, Late Hellenistic or Early Imperial Period, 1st century B.C.


Etenna, Pisidia


Diameter: 17 mm. Weight: 2.58 gm. Die Axis: 12

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The Ancient World


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