Iconography
GODS & MYTHS
Gorgo
GorgoneionTriskelion type
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Science, technology and medicine
MedicineIllnessesDefects of the womb
SECULAR ICONOGRAPHY
Allegories and personifications A-Z
Hysteria
Further details
Gnostic intaglio depicting Hysteria, a demonic being which denotes the pains and ailments of the womb
ARTIST/CREATOR
Graeco-Roman
DATE
1st century
LOCATION
Kassel, Staatliche Kunstsammlungen
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
A. A. Barb, 'Antaura. The Mermaid and the Devil's Grandmother', Journal of the Warburg and Courtauld Institutes, xxix, 1966, pl. 6d
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Dean's Development Fund of the School of Advanced Study, University of London
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