Bust of Mên, the Moon God of Anatolia

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Illustration

Carole Raddato
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published on 18 April 2016
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Bust of Mên, the Moon God worshipped in the western interior parts of Anatolia. He wears the Phrygian cap and the crescent moon seem to emerge from his shoulders. Roman period (Museum of Anatolian Civilizations, Ankara).

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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, April 18). Bust of Mên, the Moon God of Anatolia. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4947/bust-of-men-the-moon-god-of-anatolia/

Chicago Style

Raddato, Carole. "Bust of Mên, the Moon God of Anatolia." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified April 18, 2016. https://www.worldhistory.org/image/4947/bust-of-men-the-moon-god-of-anatolia/.

MLA Style

Raddato, Carole. "Bust of Mên, the Moon God of Anatolia." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 18 Apr 2016. Web. 27 Jul 2021.