Hygieia, Palazzo Altemps

Illustration

Mark Cartwright
by
published on 17 January 2016

A Pentelic marble bust of Hygieia, the Greek and Roman goddess of medicine and healing. 2nd century CE. (Palazzo Altemps, Rome)



About the Author

Mark Cartwright
Mark is a history writer based in Italy. Surrounded by archaeological sites, his special interests include ancient ceramics, architecture, and mythology. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the Publishing Director at AHE.

Remove Ads

Advertisement

Remove Ads

Advertisement