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Mark Cartwright
by Marie-Lan Nguyen
published on 04 July 2016
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A Roman period marble statue of Attis performing a dance of the Cybele cult. Attis was a Roman and Phrygian god, consort of Cybele, the nature and fertility goddess. (Vatican Museums, Rome)

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Nguyen, M. (2016, July 04). Attis. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Attis." World History Encyclopedia. Last modified July 04, 2016.

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Nguyen, Marie-Lan. "Attis." World History Encyclopedia. World History Encyclopedia, 04 Jul 2016. Web. 12 Jul 2024.