Hekate Figure


Jan van der Crabben
published on 16 August 2023
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Marble figure of Hekate from Italy, 161-200 CE. Hekate was the ancient Greek and Roman goddess of witchcraft, who stood at the entrance of the underworld, between life and death. This picture only shows one of the three faces of this figure: Hekate was a goddess of transition and she is often depicted with three faces looking in different directions.

The British Museum, London. 1805,0703.14

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Jan van der Crabben
Jan is the Founder and CEO of World History Encyclopedia. He holds an MA War Studies from King's College, and he has worked in the field of history-related digital media since 2006.

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