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Sleeping Hermaphrodite


Mark Cartwright
published on 02 May 2013
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A Roman marble sculpture of a sleeping hermaphrodite displaying both male and female anatomy. A mid-2nd century CE copy of mid-2nd century BCE bronze original from Asia Minor. (Palazzo Massimo, Rome).

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About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. His special interests include pottery, architecture, world mythology and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share in common. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, May 02). Sleeping Hermaphrodite. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Sleeping Hermaphrodite." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 02, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Sleeping Hermaphrodite." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 02 May 2013. Web. 26 Feb 2021.

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