Apr 2, 2008
Apr 2, 2008

Dish: The Goddess Anahita

Dish: The Goddess Anahita

AD 400–600

Silver gilt

Overall: 4.6 x 21.6 cm (1 13/16 x 8 1/2 in.)

Weight: 523 g (1.15 lbs.)

John L. Severance Fund 1962.295


Anahita, the Zoroastrian goddess of water and fertility, was one of the last of the ancient tradition of Near Eastern nude mother goddesses.

See also
Near Eastern Art
Type of artwork: 
Silver gilt

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