Roman Statue of Luna

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Arienne King
by Anthony Majanlahti
published on 23 August 2019
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An early Imperial (1st Century BCE - 1st Century CE) statue of Luna, the Roman goddess of the moon. The statue is a Roman copy of a 4th Century BCE Greek statue of Selene, Luna's Greek counterpart.

The goddess is portrayed wearing a billowing chiton, with a crescent moon above her head and a torch in her hand.

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Majanlahti, A. (2019, August 23). Roman Statue of Luna. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/11088/roman-statue-of-luna/

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