Statue of the goddess Hygeia, Roman, 100 BCE - 100 CE

Made:
100 BCE - 100 CE in Roman Empire

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Statue of Hygeia, white marble, found at Ostia, Roman, 100 BCE - 100 CE

Statue of Hygeia, made of white marble, found at Ostia, Roman, 250-100BC. Hygeia was the Greek and Roman goddess of health and is the root word for hygiene.

Details

Category:
Classical & Medieval Medicine
Collection:
Sir Henry Wellcome's Museum Collection
Object Number:
A113241
Materials:
incomplete, marble, metal (unknown), paint, pine (wood) and wood
type:
statue
taxonomy:
  • visual and verbal communication
  • sculpture
credit:
Rocci, A.