Sleeping Hermaphroditus

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Carole Raddato
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published on 23 November 2016
Sleeping Hermaphroditus

Marble sculpture depicting Hermaphroditus, son of Hermes and Aphrodite who became a hermaphrodite after his union with the nymph Salmacis. Roman copy of the 2nd century CE after a Hellenistic original of the 2nd century BCE. (Louvre Lens, France)


About the Author

Carole Raddato
Carole maintains the popular ancient history photo-blog Following Hadrian, where she travels the world in the footsteps of emperor Hadrian.

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APA Style

Raddato, C. (2016, November 23). Sleeping Hermaphroditus. Ancient History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.ancient.eu/image/6069/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Sleeping Hermaphroditus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Last modified November 23, 2016. https://www.ancient.eu/image/6069/.

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Raddato, Carole. "Sleeping Hermaphroditus." Ancient History Encyclopedia. Ancient History Encyclopedia, 23 Nov 2016. Web. 18 Oct 2019.

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