Demeter Holding a Torch

Illustration

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
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published on 31 March 2016

Small statue of Demeter holding a torch. Set on a Roman funerary altar with Latin inscription for "Annia Isiada". Formerly in the collection of Duc De Blacas. Presented to the British Museum by Sir J. S. Gaskoin in 1836 CE. From Athens. Roman, 2nd century CE. The British Museum, London.



About the Author

Osama Shukir Muhammed Amin
Associate Professor of Neurology and lover of the Cradle of Civilization, Mesopotamia. I'm very interested in Mesopotamian history and always try to take photos of archaeological sites and artifacts in museums, both in Iraq and around the world.

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