Iconography
MAGIC & SCIENCE
Astronomy and astrology
Constellations Cycles SculpturesIn one image
Constellations Zodiac AriesSingle figureWith a ring around its body
Constellations Zodiac CyclesSingle imageSigns - Circular diagram
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualSolHeads, busts or half figure
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualMarsHeads, busts and half-figures
Planets Represented as planetary deities IndividualVenusHeads, busts and half-figures
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesMarsAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Aries (first Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesSolAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Aries (second Decan)
Planets Represented as planetary deities Dignities and debilitiesVenusAs Prosopon (Facies) → For Aries (third Decan)
Decans and paranatellontaDecans AriesFirst Decan
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Aries - first Decan (Mars)
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Aries - second Decan (Sol)
Decans and paranatellontaFacies (or Prosopa, Planets linked to individual Decan) Aries - third Decan (Venus)
Further details
Detail, showing Aries, its three Decans and their facies, the planets Mars, Sol and Venus
ARTIST/CREATOR
Ancient Roman
DATE
2nd century
LOCATION
Paris, Musée du Louvre (inv. Ma 540 (uncertain))
Notes on photograph
BIBLIOGRAPHIC CITATION
Franz Boll, Sphaera, Leipzig 1903, pp. 299-305
Acknowledgements
Record created with the generous support of the Kress Foundation
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