Mark Cartwright
published on 09 May 2013
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A 2nd century CE Roman statue of the Greek goddess of hunting Artemis. The statue is a copy from a mid-4th century BCE Greek original. Weapons in bronze were commonly added to marble sculpture, such as the bow here. (The Vatican Museums, Rome).

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Mark Cartwright
Mark is a full-time writer, researcher, historian, and editor. Special interests include art, architecture, and discovering the ideas that all civilizations share. He holds an MA in Political Philosophy and is the WHE Publishing Director.

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Cartwright, M. (2013, May 09). Artemis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Cartwright, Mark. "Artemis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified May 09, 2013.

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Cartwright, Mark. "Artemis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 09 May 2013. Web. 18 May 2024.