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Geoffrey Marchal
published on 13 November 2016

Cybele (Kybele), Formiae in Campania. c. 60 BC. Marble. Ny Carlsberg Glyptotek (Copenhagen, Denmark). Made with Memento beta (now ReMake) from Autodesk.
The Oriental mother-goddess was worshipped in Italy from 204 BCE. She is represented seated on a throne flanked by lions. On her head she wears a crown depicting a city wall with turrets and gates.

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Marchal, G. (2016, November 13). Cybele. World History Encyclopedia. Retrieved from

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