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Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Jupiter
TypesJupiter Meilichios
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Flora and Fauna
AnimalsSnake Miscellaneous
RITUAL
Votive images
ERANOS ARCHIVE
6. Symbolism of the Snake
ADDITIONAL SUBJECT KEYWORDS
Inscribed 'To Zeus Meilichios.'
Further details
Relief, hymettus marble. Found at Piraeus in 1878 in the vicinity of Mounichia harbor, near NE angle of the Mounichian Gate.
ARTIST/CREATOR
Anonymous
DATE
4th century BC Hellenic Era. Greek late classical period: Attica
LOCATION
Berlin, Staatliche Museen
Notes on photograph
COLLECTION
Eranos Archive presented by Olga Froebe-Kapteyn
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Harrison, J.E., Prolegomena to the Study of Greek Religion (1922), pp. 17-28, fig. 1.; Haas, H.J. Bilderatlas zur Religionsgeschichte (1928), p. iv, fig. 24; Cook, A.B., Zeus. A Study in Ancient Religion (1914-40), vol. 2 pt. 2, pp. 1107, fig. 944.
Contact
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