Modern Statue of Medea

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Carole Raddato
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published on 27 November 2023
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Statue of Medea, a Colchian princess best known in Greek mythology for her relationship with the Greek hero Jason, created by the famous Georgian sculptor Davit Khmalazde, erected in 2007 in Batumi, Georgia.

The sculpture symbolizes the prosperity and wealth of Colchis, the ancient region of Western Georgia. The myth of the Golden Fleece reflects the history of the early relations between ancient Greece and Georgia.

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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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Raddato, C. (2023, November 27). Modern Statue of Medea. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/18187/modern-statue-of-medea/

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